Libraries News and Events

Zine-In at the SU Libraries

Make a zine, take a zine! Led by Patrick Williams (Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities) and Stephen Singer (Technology Consultant), the Syracuse University Libraries will be hosting a zine-making event on Wednesday, December 5 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Blackstone LaunchPad (1st floor of Bird Library). Learn about Continue Reading →

Global Entrepreneurship Week at SU Libraries, November 12-18

This year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrates four themes— women, youth and inclusion in entrepreneurship, and connecting innovators and ecosystems from around the world. One week each November, thousands of events in 170 countries inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and investors. Syracuse Continue Reading →

A season of cheer with Bob Hupp

Join Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Bob Hupp on Wednesday, November 14 at 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library to hear about the exciting Syracuse Stage 2018/19 season of amazing plays and musicals including Elf the Musical — “the best way to spread holiday cheer.” Please Continue Reading →

Kayla Simon named LaunchPad Watson Scholar – Blackstone LaunchPad

Kayla Simon ‘19, an aerospace engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, will be the Blackstone LaunchPad Watson Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year. Simon is an active and passionate entrepreneur on campus for the past year and a half, and is excited to be mentoring other Continue Reading →

The CLLCTVE Agency, LLC, wins $5,000 first ever ’Cuse Tank competition at SU Libraries MedUX and Promptous tie for second prize, winning $2,500 each

The first event ‘Cuse Tank —co-sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad and Syracuse University Libraries—celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of SU innovators this past Family Weekend.  A distinguished panel of parent judges who are successful entrepreneurs from a variety of industry sectors voted on finalist teams, selected from scores of applicants who Continue Reading →

Digital Humanities Workshop: An introduction to Electronic Literature, November 9, 9:00 a.m. – Noon

On Friday, November 9, Patrick Williams (Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities) and Jana Rosinski (Doctoral Student in Composition & Cultural Rhetoric) will present An Introduction to Electronic Literature, a hands-on workshop, in Bird Library’s Digital Scholarship Space (room 458) from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Jana and Patrick will Continue Reading →

Feed Your Mind with the SU Librarians

Need help navigating the research process? On Thursday, October 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., graduate students are invited to join the Syracuse University Libraries for a relaxed evening at the Inn Complete, and get to know the librarians who can help guide you through the research process and connect you to Continue Reading →

Qualtrics Workshops

Research Data Services of Syracuse University Libraries will offer a series of workshops on using the Qualtrics online survey software, which is available to Syracuse University faculty, staff and students. Qualtrics enables users to create and distribute complex surveys and analyze responses from a single online platform. The workshops will Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Staff Sgt. Michael Battles

An exhibit by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles, an aerial combat photographer, with the U.S. Air Force will be on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Sergeant Battles is currently a student in the Military Photojournalism program at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Continue Reading →

Fall Semester poetry series, Lunch Time Poems, to begin in Bird Library

Syracuse University Libraries is once again pleased to announce Lunch Time Poems, a series of free noontime poetry readings running throughout September, October, and November. Hosted by poet Stephen Kuusisto, University Professor and Director of the Burton Blatt Institute for Interdisciplinary Research, the series will feature noted poets from across 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 →

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 →