Libraries News and Events

Seven-Week Series on Understanding Islam Begins October 2

“Understanding Islam,” a seven-week series that will present a comprehensive look at Islam through lectures and discussions, will begin on Tuesday, October 2. Continue Reading →

Book Talk with Mehrzad Boroujerdi rescheduled to September 19th

A Book Talk with Mehrzad Boroujerdi: Circulation of Political Elite in Post-revolutionary Iran: An Empirical Investigation.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM in 341 Eggers Hall. Continue Reading →

Books24×7 is now Skillsoft Books

On October 1, Books24x7 will change to a new platform and name—Skillsoft Books. Continue Reading →

Book talk and signing with Dave Knox, author of ‘Predicting the Turn’ on September 18

Dave Knox, an expert at disruption and innovation, will share his insights at a book talk and signing on Tuesday, September 18 from 10-11 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (room 114) at Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Art & Architecture ePortal pilot trial

Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to participate in a pilot program providing access to the Art & Architecture ePortal (A&AePortal) for the 2018-19 academic year. Continue Reading →

LaunchPad expansion ribbon cutting on September 6 to feature Techstars entrepreneurs

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University will host a ribbon cutting event at noon on September 6 on the first floor of Bird Library to celebrate its expansion, as well as an expanded partnership between the Blackstone LaunchPad and Techstars. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad announces 2018-2019 business plan competitions

Building last year’s successful track record when Syracuse University teams captured a first-place honor and won a total of five awards in the 2018 New York State Business Plan Competition, the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University has announced a number of business plan competitions for the 2018-2019 academic year. Continue Reading →

Bird Library to host “A Peace of My Mind” multimedia art exhibit

Bird Library is hosting part of a multi-location arts project titled “A Peace of My Mind,” founded in 2009 by award-winning photographer John Noltner. Continue Reading →

Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum lecture and panel discussion with Jill Rothstein

As a part of the Syracuse University Libraries’ ongoing Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum series, Jill Rothstein, Chief Librarian at New York Public Library’s Andrew Heiskell Braille & Talking Book Library, will be on campus in September for a lecture and panel discussion on accessibility and inclusion in today’s libraries. Continue Reading →

New 4th floor display on the events of 1918

A new display titled 1918 Centennial can now be seen on the fourth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New research guide in support of Charlottesville Teach-In

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 4, 2017

A new research guide, created by subject librarian Bonnie Ryan, is available to support those interested in further exploration following the Charlottesville Teach-In on October 3, 2017. Continue Reading →

Potential Resources for Review in October

By Julie Sharkey | October 4, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access through the end of October 2017. Continue Reading →

Weekly Social Entrepreneurship Impact Hour with Syeisha Monquesse Byrd kicks off Thursday at 2 p.m.

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 26, 2017

A Social Entrepreneurship Impact Hour with Syeisha Monquesse Byrd, Director of Engagement Programs at Hendricks Chapel, will take place on Thursdays from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Blackstone LaunchPad. Continue Reading →

JoVE Unlimited Trial

By Julie Sharkey | September 26, 2017

Trial access to the JoVE Unlimited is available through October 31. Continue Reading →

Goudy@Syracuse opening reception on October 5

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 26, 2017

An opening reception for the exhibition Goudy@Syracuse: A Legacy by Design will be held on Thursday, October 5 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. on the 6th floor of Bird Library, in conjunction with Orange Central. Continue Reading →

Award winning author, VP of Mozilla, to speak at Bird Library on September 28

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 26, 2017

Experienced marketing executive, futurist and award winning author Alex Salkever will speak about his new book, Driver in the Driverless Car, Thursday evening, September 28 at 7 p.m. in the Blackstone LaunchPad, main floor Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Breuer materials featured in Queens Museum exhibition

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 25, 2017

A selection of drawings from the Marcel Breuer Papers at Syracuse University’s Special Collections Research Center are featured in the current exhibition at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadow. Continue Reading →

Additional Fall Experts@Syracuse Training Sessions

By Julie Sharkey | September 25, 2017

The Office of Research and the Syracuse University Libraries will host two additional training sessions for Experts@Syracuse. Continue Reading →

Applications open for the Global Student Entrepreneur Award

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 22, 2017

October 25, 2017 is the deadline to apply to the 2018 Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier global competition for student entrepreneurs who actively run a business. Continue Reading →

Libraries celebrate Banned Books Week, September 24 – 30

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 22, 2017

Banned Books Week, September 24 – 30, will be marked with an exhibit and read-in in Bird Library. Continue Reading →