Libraries News and Events

LaunchPad and NYS STLC offer tech commercialization office hours

College of Law students from the NYS STLC program will hold office hours at Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library to discuss patent searching strategies and assist with conducting a patent search. Continue Reading →

Thrive Together Fair celebrates Syracuse’s cultural diversity

The second annual Thrive Together Fair will be held on Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium at the Schine Student Center. Tickets are $7 and are on sale now at the Schine Box Office and online at boxoffice.syr.edu. Continue Reading →

Syracuse’s InVenture prize winners, Elizabeth Tarangelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 of In-Spire, advance to ACC finals

Elizabeth Tarangelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 will represent Syracuse University at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition on April 5-6 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Co-founders of In-Spire, a patent-pending bracelet that can work as a wearable asthma inhaler, they were selected as the top team Continue Reading →

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 →

Presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92 on 2/21 cancelled

The presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92, who was scheduled to speak at Bird Library on Wednesday, February 21, has been cancelled. Jeremy lives in Parkland, Florida and has been deeply affected by the recent tragedy there. He needs to attend to matters with his family, friends, and community for the 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 →

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 →

Historian Finds Gritty Story of Child’s Life Documented in Special Collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 29, 2016

Read Sean Kirst’s piece on newly published SU Press book, The Muckers, edited by Woody Register. Continue Reading →

Focus on Architectural Materials session on November 30

By Julie Sharkey | November 18, 2016

Syracuse University School of Architecture and SU Libraries welcome Joseph Yenna from Sky Wallsto the Architecture Reading Room Materials Focus Series on Wednesday, November 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Slocum Hall, room 202. Continue Reading →

Social Impact Investing: a Global Entrepreneurship Week event on November 16 at Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 14, 2016

Social investing experts to speak at Global Entrepreneurship Week panel on Wednesday, November 16 at 10 a.m. in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Powerhouse lineup across campus showcases Global Entrepreneurship Week

By Julie Sharkey | November 14, 2016

Global Entrepreneurship Week at Syracuse University (GEW@SU) launches today, with more than two-dozen events featuring famous entrepreneurs, founders and funders, along with panel discussions, films, meetups and more. Continue Reading →