Libraries News and Events

In the Biblio Gallery: Dorm

The students of Art Photography, Introduction (APH) 261 present their final exhibition, showcasing their interpretation of their own lived-spaces. The semester was spent exploring foundational concepts of image-making and photography through field trips, meetings with prominent contemporary artists, and critical dialogues. For this group exhibition, the APH 261 students have Continue Reading →

SU Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza, December 14

The Syracuse University Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza will be Friday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons. Items are currently being accepted and contributors may bring their items to Pat Hunt on the 3rd floor of Bird Library between now and December Continue Reading →

December 10-14 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! The libraries of SU and SUNY-ESF will once again be participating in “Food for Fines” from December 10-14 by collecting food for the needy and offering patrons the opportunity to reduce their overdue fines. Overdue circulation fines will be reduced by $1 for Continue Reading →

In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase, December 7 at 3:30 p.m.

Perception Magazine, the Sigma Delta Tau English Honor Society, and the Syracuse University Libraries present In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase on Friday, December 7 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Bird 114). Hear students read their work and share their Continue Reading →

Gerry McCarthy receives Libraries’ Distinguished Service Award

The Syracuse University Libraries Assembly (SULA) Distinguished Service Award Committee has awarded the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Gerry McCarthy, Office Supervisor in the Learning Commons at Bird Library.  This award represents recognition by Gerry’s peers of her significant contributions to Syracuse University Libraries and the Syracuse University community. Gerry Continue Reading →

Virtual Plastics: a presentation on November 29th at 4:00 p.m., Peter Graham Scholarly Commons

VIRTUAL PLASTICS is a collaboration between Special Collections Research Center, Transmedia and the School of Art conceptualized through a series of conversations between Jacob Riddle (faculty of Transmedia and the School of Art) and Courtney Asztalos (Curator of Plastics and Historical Artifacts, SCRC). There will be a talk and students in Continue Reading →

Research Data Services introduces REDCap data collection platform

On Tuesday, December 4 from 10:00am to 10:30am, Research Data Services will be presenting a short introduction to the REDCap data collection platform. REDCap is an online data collection platform best suited to experimental/clinical research where project staff will do the bulk of data entry.  REDCap also has survey capabilities. Continue Reading →

Zine-In at the SU Libraries

Make a zine, take a zine! Led by Patrick Williams (Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities) and Stephen Singer (Technology Consultant), the Syracuse University Libraries will be hosting a zine-making event on Wednesday, December 5 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Blackstone LaunchPad (1st floor of Bird Library). Learn about Continue Reading →

Kayla Simon named LaunchPad Watson Scholar – Blackstone LaunchPad

Kayla Simon ‘19, an aerospace engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, will be the Blackstone LaunchPad Watson Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year. Simon is an active and passionate entrepreneur on campus for the past year and a half, and is excited to be mentoring other Continue Reading →

The CLLCTVE Agency, LLC, wins $5,000 first ever ’Cuse Tank competition at SU Libraries MedUX and Promptous tie for second prize, winning $2,500 each

The first event ‘Cuse Tank —co-sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad and Syracuse University Libraries—celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of SU innovators this past Family Weekend.  A distinguished panel of parent judges who are successful entrepreneurs from a variety of industry sectors voted on finalist teams, selected from scores of applicants who Continue Reading →

A season of cheer with Bob Hupp

By Kelley Parker | November 8, 2018

Join Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Bob Hupp on Wednesday, November 14 at 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library to hear about the exciting Syracuse Stage 2018/19 season of amazing plays and musicals including Elf the Musical — “the best way to spread holiday cheer.” Please Continue Reading →

Kayla Simon named LaunchPad Watson Scholar – Blackstone LaunchPad

By Kelley Parker | November 1, 2018

Kayla Simon ‘19, an aerospace engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, will be the Blackstone LaunchPad Watson Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year. Simon is an active and passionate entrepreneur on campus for the past year and a half, and is excited to be mentoring other Continue Reading →

The CLLCTVE Agency, LLC, wins $5,000 first ever ’Cuse Tank competition at SU Libraries MedUX and Promptous tie for second prize, winning $2,500 each

By Kelley Parker | November 1, 2018

The first event ‘Cuse Tank —co-sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad and Syracuse University Libraries—celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of SU innovators this past Family Weekend.  A distinguished panel of parent judges who are successful entrepreneurs from a variety of industry sectors voted on finalist teams, selected from scores of applicants who Continue Reading →

SU Libraries United Way Bake Sale

By Kelley Parker | October 31, 2018

The Syracuse University Libraries United Way Bake Sale will be Tuesday, November 6 beginning at 10 AM in the Learning Commons. It will run until the last goodie is sold!  Come early for the best selection!

Libraries, College of Law Host Conversation with James Kreindler

By Kelley Parker | October 25, 2018

As part of Syracuse University’s Remembrance Week and Pan Am 103 30th Anniversary commemorative activities, Syracuse University Libraries and the College of Law will host “A Conversation with James Kreindler” on Tuesday, October 30 at 4:00 p.m. in the Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom in Dineen Hall. The event is free Continue Reading →

Digital Humanities Workshop: An introduction to Electronic Literature, November 9, 9:00 a.m. – Noon

By Kelley Parker | October 23, 2018

On Friday, November 9, Patrick Williams (Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities) and Jana Rosinski (Doctoral Student in Composition & Cultural Rhetoric) will present An Introduction to Electronic Literature, a hands-on workshop, in Bird Library’s Digital Scholarship Space (room 458) from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Jana and Patrick will Continue Reading →

Come to ‘Cuse Tank, Friday, October 26: Family Weekend kicks off with a lively student innovation competition at Bird Library

By Kelley Parker | October 22, 2018

The “Elite Eight” finalists for the first ever ‘Cuse Tank will vie in a Shark Tank style prize competition on Friday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Bird Library.  The event is co-sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad and Syracuse University Libraries, and Continue Reading →

Guitar Recital in Bird Library on Tuesday, October 23

By Kelley Parker | October 19, 2018

Music in Bird Library? That’s right! Join us as we welcome student guitarists performing solo and ensemble works in Bird Library’s Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on Tuesday, October 23 from 1:00 p.m. -2 p.m. Stop by for a few minutes or stay for the whole concert. Performers are students of Continue Reading →

Boost the ‘Cuse II (#BoostCuse): Syracuse University’s Giving Day happens on October 25

By Kelley Parker | October 18, 2018

Boost the ’Cuse II—Syracuse University’s second annual giving day runs Thursday, October 25, from midnight to midnight. The campaign goal this year is to inspire at least 5,000 alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends to make a gift to Syracuse University.  It’s our community’s chance to come together to support Continue Reading →

Bird Library open extended hours midterm weekends

By Kelley Parker | October 15, 2018

Bird Library will have extended weekend hours during fall semester midterms. During this period, Bird Library will be open until 2:00 a.m. on the following Fridays and Saturdays: October 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2018. The remainder of Bird’s 24/5 hours will stay the same, as will Carnegie Library’s hours. Continue Reading →