Libraries News and Events

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 →

Global Entrepreneurship Week at SU Libraries, November 12-18

This year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrates four themes— women, youth and inclusion in entrepreneurship, and connecting innovators and ecosystems from around the world. One week each November, thousands of events in 170 countries inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and investors. Syracuse Continue Reading →

A season of cheer with Bob Hupp

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

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 →

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

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 →

Feed Your Mind with the SU Librarians

Need help navigating the research process? On Thursday, October 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., graduate students are invited to join the Syracuse University Libraries for a relaxed evening at the Inn Complete, and get to know the librarians who can help guide you through the research process and connect you to Continue Reading →

Qualtrics Workshops

Research Data Services of Syracuse University Libraries will offer a series of workshops on using the Qualtrics online survey software, which is available to Syracuse University faculty, staff and students. Qualtrics enables users to create and distribute complex surveys and analyze responses from a single online platform. The workshops will Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Staff Sgt. Michael Battles

An exhibit by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles, an aerial combat photographer, with the U.S. Air Force will be on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Sergeant Battles is currently a student in the Military Photojournalism program at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Continue Reading →

Fall Semester poetry series, Lunch Time Poems, to begin in Bird Library

Syracuse University Libraries is once again pleased to announce Lunch Time Poems, a series of free noontime poetry readings running throughout September, October, and November. Hosted by poet Stephen Kuusisto, University Professor and Director of the Burton Blatt Institute for Interdisciplinary Research, the series will feature noted poets from across Continue Reading →

De-accessioning journals in Sci-Tech Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 16, 2010

Early in July, the Library began to de-accession journals in the Sci-Tech Library for which we purchased online equivalents earlier this year. You may see several staff members removing print journals from the Sci-Tech Library over the course of the summer. This de-accessioning provides much needed room for the ongoing Continue Reading →

“Play With Your Book Open” exhibit in Learning Commons

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 14, 2010

Syracuse University Library is very pleased to feature an exhibition of altered and repurposed book works on display until August 15th in the lower level of the Learning Commons in Bird LIbrary. Play With Your Book Open! is a collection of books made by a circle of friends in Syracuse, Continue Reading →

Library featured on SU Virtual Tour

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 16, 2010

Visitors to the Syracuse University web site now have the option of taking a virtual tour of campus. The SU virtual tour includes panoramic photos of a variety of campus locations, including 3 library locations. Click on the links below to view the photos (requires Quicktime). Learning Commons, Bird Library Continue Reading →

Syracuse University graduate student Joseph W. Denn wins Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 17, 2010

Joseph W. Denn, a second-year graduate student in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, received the Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award at the Syracuse University Library Associates annual Spring Luncheon on April 30. His essay is entitled “Le Mariage de Figaro Continue Reading →

Treasures of Special Collections on display

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 13, 2010

Syracuse University Library’s newest exhibition, “4,000 Years and Counting,” features treasures from the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) that highlight the breadth of the library’s special collections–from second-century-B.C. cuneiform tablets to the papers of notable contemporary figures like Joyce Carol Oates. The exhibition occupies the display case on the first Continue Reading →

SU Library expands Web of Science coverage

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 6, 2010

The Syracuse University Library is very pleased to announce the purchase of the Web of Science archive. Coverage for both the Science Citation Index and the Social Sciences Citation Index now extends from 1900 to the present. The Arts and Humanities Citation Index covers from 1975 to the present. Previous Continue Reading →

Verheyen juries Everson’s Fit to be Bound show

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 6, 2010

Peter Verheyen, head of Preservation at Syracuse University Library, collaborated with senior curator Debora Ryan on Fit to be Bound, the second exhibit in the Everson Museum’s The Edge of Art: New York State Artist Series. The exhibition features artist books created by thirty-four artists currently living in New York Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: drawings by Dana Brabant

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 3, 2010

Drawings by artist Dana Brabant are now installed in the Biblio Gallery, located on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Brabant is a Master in Art Education student at Syracuse University. The display will be in place through the month of May. In her artist statement about the exhibit, Brabant Continue Reading →

“Handweavers: Finding Threads” exhibition in Library Biblio Gallery

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 12, 2010

Works by students in Sarah Saulson’s Intermediate Weaving class are on display in the Library’s Biblio Gallery, located on the 4th floor of Bird Library. An artists’ reception will be held on Friday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m. Student artists represented are Monica Antone-Watson, Elena Brubaker, Joo Young Ha, Ashley Continue Reading →

Fiber Art projects adorn Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 5, 2010

Students in the VPA’s fiber architecture class, co-taught by Janet Ambrose and Mary Giehl, have installed their final semester projects on the first floor and lower level of Bird Library’s Learning Commons. The class draws students from design, architecture, sculpture, fiber arts, and other majors. Students used the two Learning Continue Reading →