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 →

Libraries offer reading list on Refugees

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 30, 2017

The Libraries have published a new listing of available books on refugees. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University students to compete for ACC InVenture Prize

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 26, 2017

One finalist team will be selected to represent Syracuse University at the finals in Atlanta on March 30-31. Continue Reading →

Global Game Jam Rides Wave to Success

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 25, 2017

Syracuse University students created ideas for new digital and analog games at Global Game Jam 2017, the world’s biggest game jam. Held in Bird Library on January 20-22, the event linked over two dozen local students with participants from six continents to create themed games. The weekend-long event was powered Continue Reading →

Amanda Chou ’19 and Amos Cohen ’20 join Blackstone LaunchPad as first Global Media Fellows

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 23, 2017

Amanda Chou ’19 and Amos Cohen ’20 have joined the Blackstone LaunchPad team this semester as its first Global Media Fellows. Continue Reading →

SURFACE repository surpasses two million downloads

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 20, 2017

In December 2016, Syracuse University Libraries’ SURFACE repository surpassed its two-millionth download, just six years after its launch in October 2010. SURFACE is a full-text, multi-media online database that provides global, open access to the work of Syracuse University faculty and researchers. Among a number of benefits, SURFACE increases the Continue Reading →

Syracuse University partners to host Global Game Jam, January 20 – 22 in Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 11, 2017

Syracuse University’s Global Game Jam 2017, taking place in Bird Library the weekend of January 20-22, 2017, is open to gamers of all skill levels. Continue Reading →

HathiTrust Research Center releases Extracted Features Dataset

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 12, 2016

HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) Extracted Features (EF) Dataset, Version 1.0 provides researchers with open access to data from the full text of the 13.7 million volume HathiTrust Digital Library. Continue Reading →

Patrick Williams receives Libraries’ Distinguished Service Award

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 2, 2016

Librarian Patrick Williams has been selected to receive the 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the Syracuse University Libraries Assembly. Continue Reading →

Carnegie Library to open 24/7 during reading days and finals

By Julie Sharkey | December 2, 2016

To meet student needs for silent study space, the SU Libraries will open the Carnegie Library Reading Room 24/7 during reading days and the final exam period — Friday, December 9 through Thursday, December 15. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 30, 2016

SAGE Research Methods Cases, Pidgeon Digital, and Special Hazard Events and Losses Database – US added to Libraries’ collections. Continue Reading →