Libraries News and Events

Seven-Week Series on Understanding Islam Begins October 2

“Understanding Islam,” a seven-week series that will present a comprehensive look at Islam through lectures and discussions, will begin on Tuesday, October 2. Continue Reading →

Book Talk with Mehrzad Boroujerdi rescheduled to September 19th

A Book Talk with Mehrzad Boroujerdi: Circulation of Political Elite in Post-revolutionary Iran: An Empirical Investigation.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM in 341 Eggers Hall. Continue Reading →

Books24×7 is now Skillsoft Books

On October 1, Books24x7 will change to a new platform and name—Skillsoft Books. Continue Reading →

Book talk and signing with Dave Knox, author of ‘Predicting the Turn’ on September 18

Dave Knox, an expert at disruption and innovation, will share his insights at a book talk and signing on Tuesday, September 18 from 10-11 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (room 114) at Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Art & Architecture ePortal pilot trial

Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to participate in a pilot program providing access to the Art & Architecture ePortal (A&AePortal) for the 2018-19 academic year. Continue Reading →

LaunchPad expansion ribbon cutting on September 6 to feature Techstars entrepreneurs

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University will host a ribbon cutting event at noon on September 6 on the first floor of Bird Library to celebrate its expansion, as well as an expanded partnership between the Blackstone LaunchPad and Techstars. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad announces 2018-2019 business plan competitions

Building last year’s successful track record when Syracuse University teams captured a first-place honor and won a total of five awards in the 2018 New York State Business Plan Competition, the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University has announced a number of business plan competitions for the 2018-2019 academic year. Continue Reading →

Bird Library to host “A Peace of My Mind” multimedia art exhibit

Bird Library is hosting part of a multi-location arts project titled “A Peace of My Mind,” founded in 2009 by award-winning photographer John Noltner. Continue Reading →

Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum lecture and panel discussion with Jill Rothstein

As a part of the Syracuse University Libraries’ ongoing Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum series, Jill Rothstein, Chief Librarian at New York Public Library’s Andrew Heiskell Braille & Talking Book Library, will be on campus in September for a lecture and panel discussion on accessibility and inclusion in today’s libraries. Continue Reading →

New 4th floor display on the events of 1918

A new display titled 1918 Centennial can now be seen on the fourth floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

New video tutorials available

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 9, 2009

Learning Commons Librarian Pam Thomas has developed a series of video tutorials to introduce commonly used research tools and techniques. The videos are available as a subject guide and also on the Learning Commons’ YouTube channel. Contact Pam for more information on this project.

Luminous Construction Photography Exhibition

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 5, 2009

An exhibition entitled “Luminous Construction: The Photography of Howard Bond“will run through January 14, 2010 in the gallery on the 6th floor of Bird Library. Howard Bond is a renowned American photographer and former student of Ansel Adams. Since committing himself fully to photography in 1979, Bond has been regarded Continue Reading →

Learning Commons Resident Librarians

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 5, 2009

This fall, Syracuse University Library welcomed new Learning Commons Resident Librarians Tina Chan and Fantasia Thorne. The Learning Commons Resident Librarian Program is new to the Library and provides experiential learning opportunities for new librarians interested in working with undergraduate students. Each Resident Librarian is appointed to a term of Continue Reading →

New 4th floor display on Abraham Lincoln

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 27, 2009

In recognition of the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth, a display featuring images of Lincoln gathered chiefly from SU Library materials is presently on view on the 4th floor of Bird Library. This display briefly examines some of the more familiar and affecting images of Lincoln created by painters, Continue Reading →

Double Sided Printing

By Pamela Thomas | October 9, 2009

Double sided printing will become the default printing in the library beginning on Friday, October 9th, to change to single print please see the computer consultants or reference desks for assistance.

Publish AND perish?: Exploring scholarly publication practices in a shifting communications landscape.

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 7, 2009

The Research, Collections and Scholarly Communications Unit of Syracuse University Library will present a brown bag seminar at noon on Monday, October 19, in support of International Open Access Week. Drop by the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library and be part of a discussion with campus peers on Continue Reading →

Don Etherington to give 2009 Brodsky Lecture: A Sixty-year Odyssey in Bookbinding and Conservation

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 12, 2009

Don Etherington, President of Etherington Conservation Services, will give the 2009 Brodsky lecture on Friday, October 16th at 4 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Syracuse University’s Bird Library. A Sixty-year Odyssey in Bookbinding and Conservation chronicles Don Etherington’s career and describes how the bookbinding and conservation fields Continue Reading →

Library research guide software supports SU’s Goldring Arts Journalists, Newhouse School

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 11, 2009

Students enrolled in the Newhouse School’s Goldring Arts Journalism program have published their annual magazine, entitled The Mix, which also appears as an insert in the September 4 Syracuse Post-Standard newspaper. Upon arrival at SU this summer, these aspiring professionals received a multi-disciplinary arts journalism research guide, created by a Continue Reading →

Exhibition by acclaimed photographer Howard Bond

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 10, 2009

An exhibition of works by acclaimed large format photographer Howard Bond will be on display during the fall 2009 semester in the Special Collections Research Center gallery on the 6th floor of Bird Library, in conjunction with the Syracuse Symposium’s 2009 theme of “light”. Entitled Luminous Construction: the Photography of Continue Reading →

SU’s Mulliken, Hill draft ALA disabilities resolutions

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 30, 2009

Syracuse University Librarian Adina Mulliken and Eve Hill of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University were instrumental in the recent passage of two resolutions by the American Library Association. The resolutions, passed during the association’s annual conference in July, recommend that libraries offer websites that are accessible for Continue Reading →