Libraries News and Events

Special Collections Research Center to host comic art events

Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with The Salt City Comic-Con, will host a special viewing of original comic art and a panel discussion on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

1957 JFK commencement speech at Syracuse University highlighted

Then-senator John F. Kennedy visited Syracuse University to give the commencement address in June 1957. That speech, which encouraged students to pursue careers in public service, has been the focus of news coverage in conjunction with the centennial of Kennedy’s birth on May 29. University Archivist Meg Mason was featured Continue Reading →

Time Magazine highlights letter from William Safire collection

In honor of National Wine Day (May 25), Time Magazine highlighted a letter from the William Safire Papers housed in the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries. The letter, from Julia Child to William Safire, was in response to one of his On Language columns in the New Continue Reading →

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

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 →

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

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 →

Libraries launch redesigned, mobile-friendly website

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

Libraries’ spring exhibition: You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place

Syracuse University Libraries’ spring exhibition, You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place, opens with a reception on April 20 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the gallery on the sixth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Press awarded NEH/Mellon Humanities Open Book grant

Syracuse University Press will make available 23 titles from its backlist as open access ebooks through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Continue Reading →

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

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

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Julie Sharkey | April 5, 2017

A dozen recent additions to library collections. Continue Reading →

Libraries’ spring exhibition: You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place

By Julie Sharkey | April 4, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries’ spring exhibition, You Are Here: Expanding the Concept of Place, opens with a reception on April 20 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the gallery on the sixth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

SBIR/STTR federal grant opportunities workshop on April 21

By Julie Sharkey | April 4, 2017

Learn how to access over $2 billion in annual grant opportunities! The Blackstone LaunchPad is sponsoring a SBIR/STTR Federal Grant Opportunities workshop on April 21 from 1–3:30 p.m., in the Blackstone LaunchPad and Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor Bird Library. Continue Reading →

First annual Thrive Together Fair to be held on April 15

By Julie Sharkey | April 4, 2017

Syracuse University student organization Thrive at SU and SU’s Student Association invites students, faculty, and the community to attend the campus’ first Thrive Together Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Manley Field House. Continue Reading →

Global New Products Database trial

By Julie Sharkey | April 4, 2017

Trial access to Global New Products Database is available through April 14. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Press awarded NEH/Mellon Humanities Open Book grant

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 29, 2017

Syracuse University Press will make available 23 titles from its backlist as open access ebooks through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Continue Reading →