Libraries News and Events

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 →

Syracuse University student entrepreneurs win big at the New York Business Plan Competition

Syracuse University student entrepreneurship teams captured the $100,000 grand prize, as well as taking first place honors in four out of the six main categories at the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Albany, NY. Continue Reading →

Libraries to 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 →

University to Expand Libraries’ South Campus Facility for University Research Treasures

University has approved construction of the second module of The Libraries Facility, to house Special Collections and University Archives material. It is slated for completion in 2017. 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 →

NYS Business Plan Competition comes to Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 7, 2017

CompeteCNY, the regional qualifying event for the 2017 New York State Business Plan Competition, will be will be held on March 24 at Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Early Norman Rockwell illustrations discovered among Special Collections at Syracuse University Libraries

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 6, 2017

Two original Norman Rockwell illustrations discovered in Special Collections among the records of the American Book Company. Continue Reading →

Morgan Library’s Maria Fredericks to give annual Brodsky lecture, workshop on March 23 in Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 6, 2017

Book conservator Maria Fredericks, of the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, will present the annual Brodsky Lecture for the Advancement of Library Conservation on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 4:30­–6 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons. Continue Reading →

Pop-up student art show in Bird Library, March 6-9

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 3, 2017

Art by first-year VPA students will be on exhibit in Bird Library from March 6-9, 2017. Continue Reading →

Architecture materials focus vendor showcase on April 4

By Julie Sharkey | March 2, 2017

SU Libraries and the School of Architecture are sponsoring a materials focus vendor showcase open to students, faculty, alumni, and guests on Tuesday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third floor of Slocum Hall. Continue Reading →