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 →

Libraries to offer workshops on Qualtrics online survey software

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 29, 2017

Workshop series on using Qualtrics online survey software on April 4. Continue Reading →

Libraries and Partners to Host Annual Human Library Event

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 28, 2017

Join us for the fourth annual Human Library event in Bird Library on April 5 from noon – 4 p.m. Continue Reading →

2017 Compete CNY – iPrize winners announced

By Julie Sharkey | March 28, 2017

Winners have been announced for the 2017 Compete CNY – iPrize competition, held March 24 at Syracuse University. The event was coordinated by the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University and hosted by Syracuse University Libraries. Continue Reading →

Grammy-nominated Afropean duo Les Nubians concert

By Julie Sharkey | March 28, 2017

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the French Colloquium, Les Nubians–an Afropean, Urban, R&B Grammy-nominated duo–will perform a concert on Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. at the Milton Atrium Life Sciences Complex. Continue Reading →

The Engineering History of the Erie Canal: lecture by Dr. Sam Clemence on March 28, 2017

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 20, 2017

Join the Syracuse University Library Associates for a lecture on the Erie Canal by Dr. Sam Clemence, happening on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

POLITICO Pro trial

By Julie Sharkey | March 20, 2017

Trial access to POLITICO Pro is available through April 6. Continue Reading →

ARR/AIAS/ASO Spring Book Club event

By Julie Sharkey | March 20, 2017

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), Architecture Student Association (ASO) and the Architecture Reading Room present its spring book club event on Thursday, March 30 at 5:15 p.m. in Room 202, Slocum Hall. Continue Reading →

20th Annual Syracuse University French Colloquium

By Julie Sharkey | March 20, 2017

Please join us for the 20th Annual Syracuse University French Colloquium on Friday, March 31 from 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Room 114), Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 9, 2017

Recent additions to library collections include titles in forensics, civil engineering, mathematics, and computer science. Continue Reading →

Syracuse’s InVenture prize winner, Kate Beckman of Fresh U, advances to ACC finals

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 7, 2017

Kate Beckman, founder of Fresh U, will represent Syracuse University at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition on March 30-31 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Continue Reading →