Libraries News and Events

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 →

SU Libraries to host Human Library event April 11; book volunteers needed

Fifth annual Human Library event will take place on April 11 from noon – 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Organizers are currently seeking volunteers to serve as human books. Continue Reading →

Film preservation specialist Deborah Stoiber to give annual Brodsky Lecture on March 22 in Bird Library

Deborah Stoiber, collection manager of the Moving Image Department at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, will give the lecture Conserving cinema’s legacy at George Eastman Museum on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 1:30­–3 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Jeremy Ring ’92 to speak for National Entrepreneurship Week

Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week@SU with Jeremy Ring ‘92, one of Yahoo!’s early team members who helped grow it to a $120 billion valuation in six years, and then went on to a distinguished career in public service. Continue Reading →

Potential Resources for Review in February

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

Special Collections Research Center to host spring listening parties

The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with La Casita Cultural Center, will host two spring listening parties this month featuring recordings from the Bell Brothers Collection of Latin American and Caribbean Recordings. Both events are free and open to the public. Continue Reading →

Luz Perez is spring 2018 Blackstone LaunchPad Engagement Scholar

Luz Perez (’20), a triple major in Entrepreneurship, Accounting, and Citizenship and Civic Engagement, is this spring’s Blackstone Launchpad engagement scholar at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections

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

Mendeley workshops on Wednesday, February 21

Do you want to learn more about organizing your citations and PDFs in the research process? Please join the Syracuse University Libraries on Wednesday, February 21 for a Mendeley workshop. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others Continue Reading →

“StoryCorps” to feature SU alumna Dr. Sharon Brangman

Syracuse University alumna Dr. Sharon Brangman ‘77 and her daughter Dr. Jenna Lester are featured in a StoryCorps interview, to be broadcast on NPR’s Morning Edition on Friday, January 26 at 6:20 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. EST. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Julie Sharkey | January 31, 2017

Birkhauser Building Types Database, Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement, Early European Books, NK News Pro, and PrivCo added to Libraries’ collections. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center plays central role in University’s new graphic identity

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 31, 2017

Syracuse University’s new branding utilizes a Goudy-inspired typeface derived from original materials in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). Continue Reading →

East India Company trial

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 30, 2017

Trial access to East India Company is available through February 23. 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 →