Libraries News and Events

Syracuse University Libraries statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion

Dean of Libraries and University Librarian David Seaman has issued a statement on diversity and inclusion from the University Libraries. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University teams capture awards at NY Business Plan Competition

SU student entrepreneurship teams won five awards at the 9th annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC). Continue Reading →

Resource Spotlight: Oxford Handbooks Online

Syracuse University Libraries’ have added Oxford Handbooks Online to its collections. It offers nearly 900 handbook titles published by Oxford University Press from 2004 to the present. Continue Reading →

2018 RvD iPrize winners announced

Winners in the 2018 RvD iPrize competition were announced at an event on March 23 at Syracuse University’s Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Additions and Expansions to the Principal Collection

The Libraries’ have added many new and expanded resources to the Principal Collection to support your research and teaching. Continue Reading →

Digitalia Hispanica

The Libraries have added Digitalia Hispanica, a global academic database of Spanish language e-books and e-journals. Continue Reading →

Visual History Archive (USC Shoah Foundation and ProQuest)

Overview of Visual History Archive, a streaming video collection of primary-source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides. Continue Reading →

LaunchPad and NYS STLC offer tech commercialization office hours

College of Law students from the NYS STLC program will hold office hours at Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library to discuss patent searching strategies and assist with conducting a patent search. Continue Reading →

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections to Explore

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access during February 2018. Continue Reading →

Presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92 on 2/21 cancelled

The presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92, who was scheduled to speak at Bird Library on Wednesday, February 21, has been cancelled. Jeremy lives in Parkland, Florida and has been deeply affected by the recent tragedy there. He needs to attend to matters with his family, friends, and community for the Continue Reading →

Small Press Reading at Bird Library

By Julie Sharkey | July 24, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries and Colgate University Libraries have teamed up to present this summer’s installment of the Small Press Reading Series, featuring Elizeya Quate and John Colasacco. The event will take place on Monday, July 31 from 5–6 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Julie Sharkey | June 30, 2017

June brought many new resources to the libraries’ collection. 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 →