Libraries News and Events

“Film Tasting” celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of SU creatives

“Film Tasting,” a pop-up student film and animation showcase, will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13 in Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad hosts Syracuse qualifier for the Hult Prize competition, “The Nobel Prize” for student startups

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library will host a December 11 campus qualifier for the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. Continue Reading →

King Family gift supports Architecture Reading Room renovation, renaming

A generous gift from Russell A. King ’52 and his late wife, Joan “Jiggy” King ’50 will create the King + King Architecture Library Endowed Support Fund, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of King + King Architects. Continue Reading →

December 11-15 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! For each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by an individual from December 11-15 his/her overdue fines will be reduced by $1. Continue Reading →

SparkCharge shares top prize in FuzeHub 2017 Commercialization Competition

SparkCharge was among the five companies taking top prize in FuzeHub’s 2017 Commercialization Competition. Continue Reading →

Impact Prize winners announced

Winners of the first Impact Prize competition at Syracuse University were announced this week. Solutions to social, civic, environmental, economic, or other public challenges were developed by a field of 36 teams, with finalists competing November 14 in front of a live audience as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Consequences of Classification: Systemic Violence Against Marginalized Communities

“Consequences of Classification: Systemic Violence Against Marginalized Communities” talk on Monday, December 4, 2017, 5:15–6:30 p.m. in 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

AJ Damiano scores another win with PowerSpike

Angelo (AJ) Damiano ’18, founder of student startup PowerSpike, won the $7,500 top prize in the U.S.-Western NY regionals of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA). Continue Reading →

Resource Spotlight: Early European Books (EEB)

The Libraries recently purchased access to Early European Books, a expansive collection of digitized works printed in Europe between 1450-1700. Continue Reading →

Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid available; applications due March 1, 2018

The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries invites applicants for its Alexander N. and Margaret Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid Program, now in its seventh year. Continue Reading →

20th Annual Syracuse University French Colloquium

By Julie Sharkey | March 20, 2017

Please join us for the 20th Annual Syracuse University French Colloquium on Friday, March 31 from 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Room 114), Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 9, 2017

Recent additions to library collections include titles in forensics, civil engineering, mathematics, and computer science. Continue Reading →

Syracuse’s InVenture prize winner, Kate Beckman of Fresh U, advances to ACC finals

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 7, 2017

Kate Beckman, founder of Fresh U, will represent Syracuse University at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition on March 30-31 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Continue Reading →

NYS Business Plan Competition comes to Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 7, 2017

CompeteCNY, the regional qualifying event for the 2017 New York State Business Plan Competition, will be will be held on March 24 at Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Early Norman Rockwell illustrations discovered among Special Collections at Syracuse University Libraries

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 6, 2017

Two original Norman Rockwell illustrations discovered in Special Collections among the records of the American Book Company. Continue Reading →

Morgan Library’s Maria Fredericks to give annual Brodsky lecture, workshop on March 23 in Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 6, 2017

Book conservator Maria Fredericks, of the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, will present the annual Brodsky Lecture for the Advancement of Library Conservation on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 4:30­–6 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons. Continue Reading →

Pop-up student art show in Bird Library, March 6-9

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 3, 2017

Art by first-year VPA students will be on exhibit in Bird Library from March 6-9, 2017. Continue Reading →

Architecture materials focus vendor showcase on April 4

By Julie Sharkey | March 2, 2017

SU Libraries and the School of Architecture are sponsoring a materials focus vendor showcase open to students, faculty, alumni, and guests on Tuesday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third floor of Slocum Hall. Continue Reading →

Open House in new Digital Scholarship Space on March 9

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 1, 2017

There will be an open house in the new Digital Scholarship Space (DSS) on Thursday, March 9 from 1-2 p.m. Located in 458 Bird Library, the DSS is a workshop, laboratory, and classroom space designed for the study and creation of digital artifacts and experiences. It is a collaborative academic Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Museum Views by Jack Honeysett

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 24, 2017

Art by M.F.A. candidate Jack Honeysett now on display in the Biblio Gallery. Continue Reading →