Libraries News and Events

SparkCharge shares top prize in FuzeHub 2017 Commercialization Competition

SparkCharge was among the five companies taking top prize in FuzeHub’s 2017 Commercialization Competition. A field of seventeen entrepreneurs from across New York State, including SparkCharge founder Josh Aviv, came together in the Capital Region In November to compete for the $250,000 in prize money. Finalists covered a wide variety Continue Reading →

Impact Prize winners announced

Winners of the first Impact Prize competition at Syracuse University were announced this week. Solutions to social, civic, environmental, economic, or other public challenges were developed by a field of 36 teams, with finalists competing November 14 in front of a live audience as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Consequences of Classification: Systemic Violence Against Marginalized Communities

“Consequences of Classification: Systemic Violence Against Marginalized Communities” talk on Monday, December 4, 2017, 5:15–6:30 p.m. in 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

AJ Damiano scores another win with PowerSpike

Angelo (AJ) Damiano ’18, founder of student startup PowerSpike, won the $7,500 top prize in the U.S.-Western NY regionals of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA). Continue Reading →

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, November 13-17

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) launches Monday, November 13, with Syracuse University and community networking events, workshops, lectures, and competitions. Continue Reading →

Resource Spotlight: Early European Books (EEB)

The Libraries recently purchased access to Early European Books, a expansive collection of digitized works printed in Europe between 1450-1700. Continue Reading →

Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid available; applications due March 1, 2018

The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries invites applicants for its Alexander N. and Margaret Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid Program, now in its seventh year. Continue Reading →

Reimagining Bird Library: Presentations by Architecture students on November 16

School of Architecture students will present their ideas for a redesigned Bird Library at an open session on November 16 at 4 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Present Tense: Selections from “The A-Bomb and Humanity” exhibit on display in Bird Library

Present Tense: Selections from “The A-Bomb and Humanity” on display in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum on November 15 features Sarah Fuchs Sampson and Meina Yates-Richard

Dr. Sarah Fuchs Sampson, assistant professor of Music History & Cultures, and Dr. Meina Yates-Richard, assistant professor of English will speak at the fall 2017 Issues in Digital Scholarship forum on Wednesday, November 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Bird 114). Continue Reading →

“Empowering the Startup Dream”: A workshop on global entrepreneurship

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 30, 2017

Minhao Chen G’12 will keynote “Empowering the Startup Dream,” a workshop on international student entrepreneurship. The event will take place on Friday, September 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

LexisNexis Academic is now Nexis Uni

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 28, 2017

Nexis Uni replaces Lexis Nexis Academic database, with new features tailored to student needs and preferences. Continue Reading →

New exhibition: Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 22, 2017

Goudy @ Syracuse: A Legacy by Design exhibition will be on display through May 13, 2018 in Bird Library’s 6th floor gallery. Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: SER2_BRICK by Joseph Turek

By Julie Sharkey | August 22, 2017

An exhibit by Joseph Turek comprised of works created by painting atop wax that is then melted away is currently on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Equality, Peace, and Compassion in the Archives: A Showcase of Rare Documents

By Julie Sharkey | August 17, 2017

On August 18, Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center will hold an open viewing of materials from its collections that document the efforts of people who championed equality, peace, kindness and compassion. The viewing will be held noon to 2 p.m. on the sixth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Check out the Libraries’ Welcome Fest on August 31!

By Julie Sharkey | August 2, 2017

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

Visit our Patio Cafés during SU Welcome 2017

By Julie Sharkey | August 2, 2017

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 →

Small Press Reading at Bird Library

By Julie Sharkey | July 24, 2017

Syracuse University Libraries and Colgate University Libraries have teamed up to present this summer’s installment of the Small Press Reading Series, featuring Elizeya Quate and John Colasacco. The event will take place on Monday, July 31 from 5–6 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New resources recently added to Libraries’ collections

By Julie Sharkey | June 30, 2017

June brought many new resources to the libraries’ collection. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center to host comic art events

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 22, 2017

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 →