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 →

Classic Catalog changes

By Julie Sharkey | August 13, 2018

On Tuesday morning, August 14, the URL address for the Classic Catalog changed to catalog.syr.edu. Continue Reading →

SU startup PowerSpike raises $500K in seed funding, joins Techstars Atlanta

By Julie Sharkey | August 9, 2018

PowerSpike, the leading influencer marketing and analytics platform for live streaming, recently announced it closed a seed funding round of $500,000. The Syracuse University startup also won a spot in the prestigious Techstars Atlanta startup accelerator. Continue Reading →

Visit our Patio Cafés during SU Welcome 2018

By Julie Sharkey | August 8, 2018

Stop by the Pages Patio Café at Bird Library for complimentary refreshments, à la carte snacks and beverages, or just a place to sit and relax under the test or inside our air-conditioned building. Library tours and information will be available. Continue Reading →

Libraries add Oxford Scholarship Online

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 11, 2018

Syracuse University Libraries now provide access to Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO), with over 14,000 titles from Oxford University Press (OUP). Continue Reading →

JoVE Training Session

By Julie Sharkey | June 8, 2018

On Tuesday, July 31 the Syracuse University Libraries will welcome Dave Price from JoVE, Journal of Visualized Experiments, to discuss integrating JoVE content into your courses. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Libraries statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 11, 2018

Dean of Libraries and University Librarian David Seaman has issued a statement on diversity and inclusion from the University Libraries. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University teams capture awards at NY Business Plan Competition

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 3, 2018

SU student entrepreneurship teams won five awards at the 9th annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC). Continue Reading →

Bird Library entrance adjustment during Mayfest

By Julie Sharkey | April 25, 2018

To maintain an environment conducive to study, Bird Library will follow evening security protocols beginning at noon on April 27 during and immediately following Mayfest. Continue Reading →

Resource Spotlight: Oxford Handbooks Online

By Julie Sharkey | April 23, 2018

Syracuse University Libraries’ have added Oxford Handbooks Online to its collections. It offers nearly 900 handbook titles published by Oxford University Press from 2004 to the present. Continue Reading →

Additional Spring Experts@Syracuse Training Sessions

By Julie Sharkey | April 13, 2018

The Office of Research and the Syracuse University Libraries will host two additional training sessions for Experts@Syracuse. Continue Reading →