Libraries News and Events

Seven-Week Series on Understanding Islam Begins October 2

“Understanding Islam,” a seven-week series that will present a comprehensive look at Islam through lectures and discussions, will begin on Tuesday, October 2. Continue Reading →

Book Talk with Mehrzad Boroujerdi rescheduled to September 19th

A Book Talk with Mehrzad Boroujerdi: Circulation of Political Elite in Post-revolutionary Iran: An Empirical Investigation.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM in 341 Eggers Hall. Continue Reading →

Books24×7 is now Skillsoft Books

On October 1, Books24x7 will change to a new platform and name—Skillsoft Books. Continue Reading →

Book talk and signing with Dave Knox, author of ‘Predicting the Turn’ on September 18

Dave Knox, an expert at disruption and innovation, will share his insights at a book talk and signing on Tuesday, September 18 from 10-11 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (room 114) at Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Art & Architecture ePortal pilot trial

Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to participate in a pilot program providing access to the Art & Architecture ePortal (A&AePortal) for the 2018-19 academic year. Continue Reading →

LaunchPad expansion ribbon cutting on September 6 to feature Techstars entrepreneurs

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University will host a ribbon cutting event at noon on September 6 on the first floor of Bird Library to celebrate its expansion, as well as an expanded partnership between the Blackstone LaunchPad and Techstars. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad announces 2018-2019 business plan competitions

Building last year’s successful track record when Syracuse University teams captured a first-place honor and won a total of five awards in the 2018 New York State Business Plan Competition, the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University has announced a number of business plan competitions for the 2018-2019 academic year. Continue Reading →

Bird Library to host “A Peace of My Mind” multimedia art exhibit

Bird Library is hosting part of a multi-location arts project titled “A Peace of My Mind,” founded in 2009 by award-winning photographer John Noltner. Continue Reading →

Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum lecture and panel discussion with Jill Rothstein

As a part of the Syracuse University Libraries’ ongoing Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum series, Jill Rothstein, Chief Librarian at New York Public Library’s Andrew Heiskell Braille & Talking Book Library, will be on campus in September for a lecture and panel discussion on accessibility and inclusion in today’s libraries. Continue Reading →

New 4th floor display on the events of 1918

A new display titled 1918 Centennial can now be seen on the fourth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Linda Dickerson Hartsock receives George R. Burman Award from Whitman School of Management

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 30, 2017

Linda Dickerson Hartsock received the fourth annual George R. Burman Award from the Whitman School of Management. The award honors “an outstanding individual on campus who supports Whitman’s entrepreneurial initiatives.” Hartsock is the executive director of the Blackstone LaunchPad, a campus-based experiential entrepreneurship program based in Bird Library. The award Continue Reading →

Syracuse University receives gift of Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible from the Russian Federation

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 3, 2017

Gift of the Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible was presented to Syracuse University by Consul General of the Russian Federation in New York. Continue Reading →

Commencement Day Reception

By Julie Sharkey | May 3, 2017

Stop in to Bird Library following Commencement for a reception and meet and greet with Dean Seaman and others. Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: CUSE Quest by Kaiyuan “Harold” Chen

By Julie Sharkey | May 3, 2017

An exhibit by Kaiyuan “Harold” Chen comprised of works on paper inspired by natural forms, creatures, textures, lightness, and darkness is currently on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University student entrepreneurs win big at the New York Business Plan Competition

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 1, 2017

Syracuse University student entrepreneurship teams captured the $100,000 grand prize, as well as taking first place honors in four out of the six main categories at the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Albany, NY. Continue Reading →

SU student teams advance to NYS Business Plan Competition finals

By Julie Sharkey | April 25, 2017

Eleven Syracuse University student venture teams will be among the finalists competing for top state prizes in the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition. Continue Reading →

Focus on faculty publications in the Humanities

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 18, 2017

Librarians Michael Pasqualoni and Janet Pease have compiled a reading list of Syracuse University faculty/staff authors whose humanities-related publications were released in 2016. Continue Reading →

April 24-May 4 is “Food for Fines”

By Julie Sharkey | April 13, 2017

Donate food and reduce your library fines! For each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by an individual from April 24 through May 4 his/her overdue fines will be reduced by $1. Continue Reading →

Libraries launch redesigned, mobile-friendly website

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 11, 2017

Try out the Libraries’ new website, which will be available beginning on April 12. Continue Reading →

Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award reading and reception

By Julie Sharkey | April 6, 2017

A reading and reception celebrating the winner of the annual Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award will take place on Thursday, April 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library. The event is free and open to the public. Continue Reading →