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In the Biblio Gallery: Dorm

The students of Art Photography, Introduction (APH) 261 present their final exhibition, showcasing their interpretation of their own lived-spaces. The semester was spent exploring foundational concepts of image-making and photography through field trips, meetings with prominent contemporary artists, and critical dialogues. For this group exhibition, the APH 261 students have Continue Reading →

SU Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza, December 14

The Syracuse University Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza will be Friday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons. Items are currently being accepted and contributors may bring their items to Pat Hunt on the 3rd floor of Bird Library between now and December Continue Reading →

December 10-14 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! The libraries of SU and SUNY-ESF will once again be participating in “Food for Fines” from December 10-14 by collecting food for the needy and offering patrons the opportunity to reduce their overdue fines. Overdue circulation fines will be reduced by $1 for Continue Reading →

In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase, December 7 at 3:30 p.m.

Perception Magazine, the Sigma Delta Tau English Honor Society, and the Syracuse University Libraries present In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase on Friday, December 7 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Bird 114). Hear students read their work and share their Continue Reading →

Gerry McCarthy receives Libraries’ Distinguished Service Award

The Syracuse University Libraries Assembly (SULA) Distinguished Service Award Committee has awarded the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Gerry McCarthy, Office Supervisor in the Learning Commons at Bird Library.  This award represents recognition by Gerry’s peers of her significant contributions to Syracuse University Libraries and the Syracuse University community. Gerry Continue Reading →

Virtual Plastics: a presentation on November 29th at 4:00 p.m., Peter Graham Scholarly Commons

VIRTUAL PLASTICS is a collaboration between Special Collections Research Center, Transmedia and the School of Art conceptualized through a series of conversations between Jacob Riddle (faculty of Transmedia and the School of Art) and Courtney Asztalos (Curator of Plastics and Historical Artifacts, SCRC). There will be a talk and students in Continue Reading →

Research Data Services introduces REDCap data collection platform

On Tuesday, December 4 from 10:00am to 10:30am, Research Data Services will be presenting a short introduction to the REDCap data collection platform. REDCap is an online data collection platform best suited to experimental/clinical research where project staff will do the bulk of data entry.  REDCap also has survey capabilities. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Notable Native Americans display installed

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 29, 2010

Access Services currently presents Notable Native Americans, a display featuring materials related to prominent American Indians from the past five centuries. Located on the 4th floor of Bird Library, the display contains brief biographical sketches and illustrations of key figures such as Pocahontas, Sequoyah, Sitting Bull, Jim Thorpe, Maria Tallchief, Continue Reading →

Letters About Literature 2010 New York State winners announced

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 25, 2010

The New York Center for the Book is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 Letters About Literature contest for New York State. Level I – Grades 4 – 6 First place winner is Sal DiGuardia, who wrote to Cynthia Lord about her book Rules. Sal attends Jericho Middle Continue Reading →