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 →

University Archives, Athletics featured in WETM piece on Ernie Davis

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 21, 2017

Watch WETM Elmira television story on Ernie Davis, featuring University Archives and Athletics. Continue Reading →

Bird Library to open 24 hours on weekends during mid-terms

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 16, 2017

Bird Library will be open 24 hours, 7 days a week during midterms, including the weekends of February 24-26 and March 3-5. Thanks, SA! Continue Reading →

Historian Woody Register to present book talk, signing, and seminar on The Muckers

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 13, 2017

Attend a book talk and signing by Sewanee historian Woody Register, author of The Muckers; A Narrative of the Crapshooters Club, published by SU Press. Continue Reading →

SU Libraries to host fourth annual Human Library event on April 5, 2017; book volunteers needed

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 10, 2017

The fourth annual Human Library event will happen on Wednesday, April 5, from noon to 4 p.m. in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Geofacets trial

By Julie Sharkey | February 8, 2017

Trial access to Geofacets is available through April 7. Continue Reading →

Listening Party at the Belfer Audio Archive on February 16

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 7, 2017

Hear rare sound recordings from the Belfer Audio Archive at a Listening Party on February 16 from 4:30- 6 p.m. in Belfer. Continue Reading →

The Soul of Central New York: book talk and signing on February 24 with author Sean Kirst

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 3, 2017

The Soul of Central New York author Sean Kirst will speak at an event on Friday, February 24 from 3 – 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Room 114) of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Julie Sharkey | January 31, 2017

Birkhauser Building Types Database, Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement, Early European Books, NK News Pro, and PrivCo added to Libraries’ collections. Continue Reading →

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

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 31, 2017

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

East India Company trial

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 30, 2017

Trial access to East India Company is available through February 23. Continue Reading →