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 →

ARR/AIAS/ASO Fall Book Club event

By Julie Sharkey | October 18, 2016

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), Architecture Student Association (ASO) and the Architecture Reading Room present its fall book club event on Monday, November 7 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 202, Slocum Hall. Continue Reading →

Interested in pursuing Humanities funding and fellowships?

By Julie Sharkey | October 6, 2016

Faculty and graduate students are invited to learn more about a range of University resources for pursuing Humanities grants, fellowships, and awards at a workshop on Friday, October 21 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the Tolley Humanities Building, Room 304 (Sainsbury Library). Continue Reading →

Jenny Doctor appointed at University of Cincinnati Libraries

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 27, 2016

Dr. Jenny Doctor, director of the Belfer Audio Archive, has accepted a position as head of the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) Library at the University of Cincinnati. Continue Reading →

“Meet and Greet” with Courtney Young, former President of the American Library Association

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 22, 2016

Meet Courtney Young, former president of the American Library Association, on Monday, October 3, 3:30 – 5 in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Celebrate the Freedom to Read: Banned Books Week is Sept. 25 to October 1, 2016

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 21, 2016

To commemorate Banned Books Week, attend the Black and Banned event in Bird Library from 4 -6 p.m. on Tuesday, 9/27. Continue Reading →

Introduction to the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive: Conducting Research with Audiovisual Testimonies of Genocide Survivors

By Julie Sharkey | September 19, 2016

On Monday October 10, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons at Bird Library, Emilie Garrigou-Kempton (Center for Advanced Genocide Research, University of Southern California), will present an introduction for researchers and teachers to the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive (VHA) database. Continue Reading →

“Suspicious Suspension”: new Biblio Gallery show by visual artist Hesam Fetrati opens September 9

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 7, 2016

Drawings by Hesam Fetrati on display in the Biblio Gallery, opening September 9. Continue Reading →

Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum lecture and workshop with Emily Drabinski

By Julie Sharkey | September 2, 2016

As a part of the Syracuse University Libraries’ ongoing Issues in Digital Scholarship series, Emily Drabinski, Coordinator of Library Instruction at Long Island University, Brooklyn will be on campus on September 29 and 30. Continue Reading →

Architecture Reading Room Open House

By Julie Sharkey | August 31, 2016

The Libraries’ Architecture Reading Room is hosting an open house on Wednesday and Thursday, September 7 and 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Slocum Hall. Continue Reading →

Experts@Syracuse Training Sessions

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 23, 2016

The Office of Research and the Syracuse University Libraries will host four training sessions for Experts@Syracuse. Continue Reading →