Libraries News and Events

Syracuse’s InVenture prize winners, Elizabeth Tar Angelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 of In-Spire, advance to ACC finals

Elizabeth Tar Angelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 will represent Syracuse University at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition on April 5-6 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Co-founders of In-Spire, a patent-pending bracelet that can work as a wearable asthma inhaler, they were selected as the top Continue Reading →

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections to Explore

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access during February 2018. Continue Reading →

SU Libraries to host Human Library event April 11; book volunteers needed

Fifth annual Human Library event will take place on April 11 from noon – 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Organizers are currently seeking volunteers to serve as human books. Continue Reading →

Film preservation specialist Deborah Stoiber to give annual Brodsky Lecture on March 22 in Bird Library

Deborah Stoiber, collection manager of the Moving Image Department at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, will give the lecture Conserving cinema’s legacy at George Eastman Museum on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 1:30­–3 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92 on 2/21 cancelled

The presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92, who was scheduled to speak at Bird Library on Wednesday, February 21, has been cancelled. Jeremy lives in Parkland, Florida and has been deeply affected by the recent tragedy there. He needs to attend to matters with his family, friends, and community for the Continue Reading →

Potential Resources for Review in February

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access during February 2018. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center to host spring listening parties

The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with La Casita Cultural Center, will host two spring listening parties this month featuring recordings from the Bell Brothers Collection of Latin American and Caribbean Recordings. Both events are free and open to the public. Continue Reading →

Luz Perez is spring 2018 Blackstone LaunchPad Engagement Scholar

Luz Perez (’20), a triple major in Entrepreneurship, Accounting, and Citizenship and Civic Engagement, is this spring’s Blackstone Launchpad engagement scholar at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access. Continue Reading →

Mendeley workshops on Wednesday, February 21

Do you want to learn more about organizing your citations and PDFs in the research process? Please join the Syracuse University Libraries on Wednesday, February 21 for a Mendeley workshop. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others Continue Reading →

New resource: Science Reference Center

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 3, 2008

Science Reference Center from EBSCO is a comprehensive research database that provides access to a wide range of full text science-oriented content. It contains more than 630 full text titles, including leading science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals, as well biographies and images. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & Continue Reading →

SU Library adds China Data Online database

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 3, 2008

Syracuse University Library now subscribes to China Data Online, the product of a collaboration between the University of Michigan’s China Data Center and All China Market Research Co., Ltd. China Data Online provides comprehensive information on China’s economic and social development at national, provincial, county, city, and industrial levels. Its Continue Reading →

Arts & Humanities Services features Michelangelo display

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 27, 2008

In recognition of the current SU Art Galleries exhibition, Michelangelo: The Man and the Myth, Arts & Humanities Services presents The Age of Michelangelo, a display featuring library items related to Italian Renaissance culture and everyday life during the lifespan of Michelangelo (1474-1564). The display is located on the 4th Continue Reading →

A Long Way Gone Research Guide Available

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 26, 2008

Syracuse University Library has developed a research guide to help students explore themes in the book A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah. A Long Way Gone is the 2008-2009 selection for the Syracuse University Shared Reading Program. As of way of introducing new students Continue Reading →

E.S. Bird Library now open 24 hours a day, Sunday through Friday

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 26, 2008

Beginning in the fall 2008 semester, the Learning Commons on the lower three floors of E.S. Bird Library will remain open from Sunday at 10 a.m. through Friday at 10:00 p.m. These new, extended hours will provide access to study spaces, technology, and library resources at times convenient to student Continue Reading →

The Marketing of the Candidate: an exhibition of presidential campaign memorabilia

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 26, 2008

A fascinating collection of memorabilia associated with presidential campaigns from 1824 to 1972 is now on display on the 6th floor of E.S. Bird Library. Drawn from the artifactual collections of Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center, the exhibition of buttons, banners, bumper stickers, brochures, apparel, and other items Continue Reading →

Ann Skiold to serve at Syracuse University in Florence Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 29, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s art librarian, Ann Skiold, will join the library staff of Syracuse University in Florence (SUF) from August 2008 through June 2009. The Florence Library and Media Lab maintain a multi-disciplinary, multi-format collection that supports teaching and research in the range of disciplines taught at SUF, including Architecture, Continue Reading →

SU Library subscribes to Scopus database

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 17, 2008

Syracuse University Library now subscribes to the Scopus database, published by Elsevier. Scopus is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary abstract and citation database covering scientific, engineering, medical, and social sciences information. In addition to title, author, and subject searching, Scopus provides cited reference searching capabilities, links to full-text, saved searches, and an Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Library receives major gift of sound recordings from family of Morton J. Savada

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 2, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive has received a major gift from the family of the late Morton J. “Morty” Savada—the complete inventory of his Manhattan record store, Records Revisited, including more than 200,000 78-rpm records, along with a related print collection of catalogs, discographies and other materials. Continue Reading →

Book Arts Exhibition on Bird Sixth Floor

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 1, 2008

This new exhibition in the hall exhibit case on the sixth floor of E.S. Bird library features an exploration of the book by students in Foundation Bookmaking (FND 116) and Hand Paper Print/Book workshop (PRT 552) in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The exhibition will run through August Continue Reading →