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 →

New 4th floor display on the events of 1918

By Julie Sharkey | September 1, 2018

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

“Becoming International: Musings on Studying Abroad in America” book launch with New City Community Press

By Julie Sharkey | August 28, 2018

The Syracuse University Libraries, English Language Institute (ELI) at Syracuse University, and the New City Community Press are hosting a book launch event on Thursday, September 20 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (room 114) of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Downtime for Classic Catalog on August 28

By Julie Sharkey | August 27, 2018

Voyager will be down between 6-6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 28. Continue Reading →

Applicants sought for Blackstone LaunchPad Watson Scholar

By Julie Sharkey | August 24, 2018

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University is seeking applicants for the role of LaunchPad Watson Scholar, a paid position for students passionate about innovation, entrepreneurship, and venture development. Continue Reading →

Display your work in the Biblio Gallery

By Julie Sharkey | August 23, 2018

The Biblio Gallery on the fourth floor of Bird Library offers students a unique venue for exhibiting their creative work to a wider audience. Continue Reading →

Check out the Libraries’ Welcome Fest on August 30!

By Julie Sharkey | August 23, 2018

The event will feature resources and services the Libraries provide to support teaching, learning, and research across campus, as well as games, prizes, snacks, a photo booth, therapy dogs, and visits from Otto. Continue Reading →

Small Press Reading Series, Fear No Lit Writing Workshop

By Julie Sharkey | August 21, 2018

Syracuse University Libraries and Colgate University Libraries have teamed up to present this fall’s installment of the Small Press Reading Series on Monday, September 24. Continue Reading →

In Memoriam: Alexander N. Charters (1916–2018)

By Julie Sharkey | August 21, 2018

Alexander N. Charters (1916-2018) passed away on August 7th in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania at the age of 101. Continue Reading →

We Remember Them opening reception on September 13

By Julie Sharkey | August 20, 2018

An opening reception for the exhibition “We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103” will be held on Thursday, September 13 from 4:30–6 p.m. in the Special Collections Research Center gallery on the sixth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

ProQuest scheduled maintenance on August 18, 2018

By Julie Sharkey | August 17, 2018

On Saturday August 18, ProQuest will be performing scheduled maintenance. Continue Reading →