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 →

Blackstone LaunchPad hosts Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs program on September 8

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 23, 2016

“Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs” program, sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad, set for September 8, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Libraries’ fall exhibition: Our Doors Opened Wide: Syracuse University and the GI Bill, 1945-1950

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 19, 2016

Syracuse University Libraries’ fall exhibition, Our Doors Opened Wide: Syracuse University and the GI Bill, 1945-1950, opens on September 15, 2016 in Bird Library 6th floor gallery. Continue Reading →

Libraries exhibit: Campaigns & Collectibles

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 17, 2016

A new display entitled Campaigns & Collectibles is now on view on the fourth floor of Bird Library. The exhibit features materials related to American presidential campaigns, elections, and inaugurations, including books, recordings, and videos, as well as campaign buttons, tokens, medals, ribbons, and other vintage objects.  Items on display Continue Reading →

ProQuest downtime scheduled for August 20-21, 2016

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 9, 2016

On Saturday August 20, ProQuest will be performing a system upgrade, beginning at 10 p.m. and lasting for eight hours Continue Reading →

Nicolette A. Dobrowolski appointed Assistant Director of Collections and Access Services for Special Collections

By Julie Sharkey | August 2, 2016

Nicolette A. Dobrowolski appointed Assistant Director of Collections and Access Services for the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries. Continue Reading →

Small Press Reading Series launches on August 12

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 2, 2016

Syracuse University Libraries and Colgate University Libraries have teamed up to present The Small Press Reading Series, featuring JI Daniels and Jesse Nissim, on Friday, August 12 from 5– 6 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

University to expand Libraries’ South Campus Facility for University research treasures

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 21, 2016

University has approved construction of the second module of The Libraries Facility, to house Special Collections and University Archives material. It is slated for completion in 2017. Continue Reading →

Libraries offer Veteran Documentary Corps films through Kanopy

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 18, 2016

Veteran Documentary Corps short films now available through Kanopy streaming video service. Continue Reading →

Janet Pease appointed to National Network of Libraries of Medicine Academic Special Advisory Group

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 15, 2016

Janet Pease, head of collections and research services at Syracuse University Libraries, has been named to the Academic Special Advisory Group (SAG) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR). One of eight regions in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, NN/LM MAR includes Continue Reading →

Braden Croy named Program Manager, Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 11, 2016

Braden Croy has been appointed program manager of the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →