Libraries News and Events

“Film Tasting” celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of SU creatives

“Film Tasting,” a pop-up student film and animation showcase, will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13 in Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad hosts Syracuse qualifier for the Hult Prize competition, “The Nobel Prize” for student startups

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library will host a December 11 campus qualifier for the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. Continue Reading →

King Family gift supports Architecture Reading Room renovation, renaming

A generous gift from Russell A. King ’52 and his late wife, Joan “Jiggy” King ’50 will create the King + King Architecture Library Endowed Support Fund, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of King + King Architects. Continue Reading →

December 11-15 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! For each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by an individual from December 11-15 his/her overdue fines will be reduced by $1. Continue Reading →

SparkCharge shares top prize in FuzeHub 2017 Commercialization Competition

SparkCharge was among the five companies taking top prize in FuzeHub’s 2017 Commercialization Competition. 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 →

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 →

New York Center for the Book reauthorized through 2010

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 4, 2008

The New York Center for the Book at Syracuse University Library has been reauthorized by the Library of Congress to continue through 2010. The New York Center is a state affiliate of the Library of Congress (LC) Center for the Book, which was founded in 1977 as a public-private partnership Continue Reading →

New Biblio Gallery display: Inner Selves

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 28, 2008

Arts & Humanities Services presents Inner Selves, a collaborative display created by participants in Enable (an individualized service center for people with disabilities) and Writing 205 students from Syracuse University. In this display, the students help articulate the thoughts and emotions of the Enable participants, who describe their lives and Continue Reading →

Elaine Coppola receives 2008 Distinguished Service Award from Syracuse University Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 21, 2008

Elaine Coppola, Librarian for Government Information, Political Science and International Relations in the Social Sciences and Area Studies Department at Syracuse University Library has received the 2008 Syracuse University Library Distinguished Service Award. Elaine’s letters of support were strong and eloquent in outlining her many contributions to Syracuse University Library. Continue Reading →

Shoah Visual History Archive of Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies now available

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 1, 2008

Syracuse University Library now offers access to the world’s largest archive of visual histories of the Holocaust. The Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive, housed at the University of Southern California, includes nearly 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors, rescuers and other witnesses gathered by the Shoah Foundation. The interviews, Continue Reading →

Exhibition: Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 29, 2008

The Syracuse University Library and Renée Crown University Honors Program are presenting Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America, a student-curated exhibition of books, manuscripts and art from the Special Collections Research Center. A gallery reception will be held on Tuesday, April 29, at 5 p.m. on the sixth floor Continue Reading →

Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America, new student-curated Special Collections Research Center exhibition

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 25, 2008

The Syracuse University Library and Renée Crown University Honors Program are pleased to present Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America, a student-curated exhibition of books, manuscripts, and art from the Special Collections Research Center. A gallery reception will be held on Tuesday, April 29 at 5 p.m. on the Continue Reading →

Arts & Humanities Services presents display of Ancient Wonders

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 22, 2008

Arts & Humanities Services is currently featuring an exhibition entitled Ancient Wonders, a display of SU Library materials related to the cultural achievements of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, and other past cultures. The display is located on the 4th floor of Bird Library and will remain up until mid-June.

Physics Library closing on May 9, 2008

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 21, 2008

Due to growing demands for faculty and laboratory spaces in the Physics Building, the Library and the Physics Department have agreed to close the Physics Library. The last day of operation will be Friday, May 9, 2008. Physics materials will be relocated to the Science and Technology Library at Carnegie, Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Library awarded $250,000 grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 20, 2008

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $250,000 to Syracuse University Library for the creation of detailed descriptive catalog records for historical 78-rpm sound recordings held by the Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive. SU Library will join another 78s cataloging project that was previously funded by the Mellon Foundation, partnering Continue Reading →

Trial access to Dictionary of Economics Online

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 18, 2008

Trial access has been established for Dictionary of Economics Online. Trial is through April 13th, 2008 and it’s available via IP authentication and Username/Password To access the database, point your browser to: Dictionary of Economics Online Username: syracusen Password: explz6 Please note: On-campus users may not need the username/password Palgrave Continue Reading →