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 →

STEM Publishers and Products Showcase on October 3

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 21, 2017

Join the Syracuse University Libraries on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Life Sciences Complex atrium for a showcase of resources from science and technology collections. Representatives from the following publishers and products will be available to provide demonstrations and answer questions. ACS Publications Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad partners on two-part series, the Funding Roadmap

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 21, 2017

The Blackstone LaunchPad is pleased to join The Innovation Connectors (www.uvc.org/syracuse) to present a two-part series on Startup and Growth Capital. The agenda is: The Funding Roadmap – Part I: Startup Capital, Tuesday, September 26, Syracuse Technology Garden, 235 Harrison St., Syracuse, NY The Funding Roadmap – Part II: Accelerate Continue Reading →

Vogue Archive trial

By Julie Sharkey | September 20, 2017

Trial access to the Vogue Archive is available through October 11. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad to help more startups through new software platform, Ideator

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 20, 2017

A new startup management tool, Ideator, is now available in the Blackstone LaunchPad. Continue Reading →

Bird Library reference and current periodical swap

By Julie Sharkey | September 19, 2017

The reference collection and the current periodical collection have swapped locations on the second floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

“Hemmed in by Nature” on display in Bird Library

By Julie Sharkey | September 19, 2017

Bird Library is currently displaying the sculpture “Hemmed in by Nature” by artist Mark Povinelli on the second floor atrium Continue Reading →

$5,000 Impact Prize for social entrepreneurship debuts this fall

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 19, 2017

The Impact Prize initiative, which will support student entrepreneur teams that devise innovative and implementable solutions to economic or social problems, or civic challenges, kicks off on September 22 at 3 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ principal collections

By Julie Sharkey | September 15, 2017

Many new resources were added to the Syracuse University Libraries’ principal collections over the summer. Continue Reading →

Triple Triumph: Three Women in Medicine book launch on September 26

By Julie Sharkey | September 15, 2017

Please join us for a book launch of Triple Triumph: Three Women in Medicine, a new work published by Syracuse Unbound, a joint imprint of the Syracuse University Libraries and Syracuse University Press, on Tuesday, September 26 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Goldstein Faculty Center. Continue Reading →

Behind the scenes of “The Three Musketeers” with Bob Hupp

By Julie Sharkey | September 14, 2017

Join Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Bob Hupp on Monday, October 2 at 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library to explore how he brought the current production of “The Three Musketeers” to life on stage. Continue Reading →