Libraries News and Events

Special Collections Research Center to host comic art events

Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with The Salt City Comic-Con, will host a special viewing of original comic art and a panel discussion on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

1957 JFK commencement speech at Syracuse University highlighted

Then-senator John F. Kennedy visited Syracuse University to give the commencement address in June 1957. That speech, which encouraged students to pursue careers in public service, has been the focus of news coverage in conjunction with the centennial of Kennedy’s birth on May 29. University Archivist Meg Mason was featured Continue Reading →

Time Magazine highlights letter from William Safire collection

In honor of National Wine Day (May 25), Time Magazine highlighted a letter from the William Safire Papers housed in the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries. The letter, from Julia Child to William Safire, was in response to one of his On Language columns in the New Continue Reading →

Syracuse University receives gift of Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible from the Russian Federation

Gift of the Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible was presented to Syracuse University by Consul General of the Russian Federation in New York. Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: CUSE Quest by Kaiyuan “Harold” Chen

An exhibit by Kaiyuan “Harold” Chen comprised of works on paper inspired by natural forms, creatures, textures, lightness, and darkness is currently on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Libraries launch redesigned, mobile-friendly website

Try out the Libraries’ new website, which will be available beginning on April 12. Continue Reading →

Libraries’ spring exhibition: You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place

Syracuse University Libraries’ spring exhibition, You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place, opens with a reception on April 20 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the gallery on the sixth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Press awarded NEH/Mellon Humanities Open Book grant

Syracuse University Press will make available 23 titles from its backlist as open access ebooks through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center plays central role in University’s new graphic identity

Syracuse University’s new branding utilizes a Goudy-inspired typeface derived from original materials in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center to host comic art events

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 22, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with The Salt City Comic-Con, will host a special viewing of original comic art and a panel discussion on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 5, 2017

New resources offered by the Libraries include: The IET Digital Library now includes titles published in 2017. This collection contains ebooks published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Topics include electrical engineering, signal processing, radar, energy, control, electromagnetic wave, and more. The Classical Scores Library is a collection of Continue Reading →

1957 JFK commencement speech at Syracuse University highlighted

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 2, 2017

Then-senator John F. Kennedy visited Syracuse University to give the commencement address in June 1957. That speech, which encouraged students to pursue careers in public service, has been the focus of news coverage in conjunction with the centennial of Kennedy’s birth on May 29. University Archivist Meg Mason was featured Continue Reading →

Time Magazine highlights letter from William Safire collection

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 2, 2017

In honor of National Wine Day (May 25), Time Magazine highlighted a letter from the William Safire Papers housed in the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries. The letter, from Julia Child to William Safire, was in response to one of his On Language columns in the New Continue Reading →

Linda Dickerson Hartsock receives George R. Burman Award from Whitman School of Management

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 30, 2017

Linda Dickerson Hartsock received the fourth annual George R. Burman Award from the Whitman School of Management. The award honors “an outstanding individual on campus who supports Whitman’s entrepreneurial initiatives.” Hartsock is the executive director of the Blackstone LaunchPad, a campus-based experiential entrepreneurship program based in Bird Library. The award Continue Reading →

Syracuse University receives gift of Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible from the Russian Federation

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 3, 2017

Gift of the Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible was presented to Syracuse University by Consul General of the Russian Federation in New York. Continue Reading →

Commencement Day Reception

By Julie Sharkey | May 3, 2017

Stop in to Bird Library following Commencement for a reception and meet and greet with Dean Seaman and others. Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: CUSE Quest by Kaiyuan “Harold” Chen

By Julie Sharkey | May 3, 2017

An exhibit by Kaiyuan “Harold” Chen comprised of works on paper inspired by natural forms, creatures, textures, lightness, and darkness is currently on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University student entrepreneurs win big at the New York Business Plan Competition

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 1, 2017

Syracuse University student entrepreneurship teams captured the $100,000 grand prize, as well as taking first place honors in four out of the six main categories at the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Albany, NY. Continue Reading →

SU student teams advance to NYS Business Plan Competition finals

By Julie Sharkey | April 25, 2017

Eleven Syracuse University student venture teams will be among the finalists competing for top state prizes in the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition. Continue Reading →