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 →

Arts and Humanities features formed glass exhibition

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 16, 2008

The Library’s Arts & Humanities Services is currently showing formed glass works created by students enrolled in the Introduction to Fused Glass course taught by Carmel Nicoletti. This exhibition is located on the 4th floor of Bird Library, and will remain on view until mid-April.

New cafe name unveiled

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 26, 2008

SU Library unveiled the contest-winning name Pages for the new Bird Library café at its grand opening celebration on February 21st. The selection panel for the naming contest included University Librarian and Dean of Libraries Suzanne Thorin, Library Communications Director Pamela McLaughlin, undergraduate student Dana Varin, History Professor Chris Kyle, Continue Reading →

Library participates in “What Good Is the Press?” exhibit at Newhouse School

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 19, 2008

Leading examples of the power of a free press are on display this February at all three Newhouse School of Public Communications buildings. A Library contribution to Newhouse’s “Year of the First Amendment” celebration, the poster exhibit highlights groundbreaking coverage by journalists, such as original reporting on the 1955 murder Continue Reading →

Biblio Gallery features work of Bradley La Mere

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 13, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library is now featuring artwork by Bradley La Mere, an undergraduate painting and art history major. The show will run through March 7, 2008. The Biblio Gallery web site is located at For more information, contact Melinda Dermody, Continue Reading →

Preview library online resources

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 12, 2008

When librarians are considering the purchase of new online resources, they often arrange for a trial period to preview the content, web interface, and other features of the resource. To check out resources on trial, visit the trials web page often.

New exhibition “The Small Press and the Black Arts Movement”

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 11, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) has mounted an exhibition entitled The Small Press and the Black Arts Movement on the sixth-floor of E. S. Bird Library. The controversial Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s was a politically engaged artistic movement that explored the African American Continue Reading →

SU, Law Libraries add new content to LexisNexis Congressional

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 6, 2008

Syracuse University Library and the Barclay Law Library are pleased to announce new additions to the LexisNexis Congressional database. This joint purchase provides additional full-text congressional material to researchers at Syracuse University. The new modules include searchable collections of Congressional Hearings (1824- ), Congressional Committee Prints (1830- ), and Congressional Continue Reading →

RefShare – new RefWorks feature added

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2008

The SU Library has added a new feature called RefShare to our campus site license for RefWorks. RefWorks is an online citation management tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. It allows you to save Continue Reading →

New Business and Management Information Gateway unveiled

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 16, 2008

Syracuse University Library launched its new Business and Management Information Gateway on January 14th, 2008. A collaborative project of SU Library and the Whitman School, the Gateway is a customized collection of information resources specific to business and management that was designed specifically for Whitman School students, faculty, and staff. Continue Reading →

Armenian Independence Movement Exhibition on Bird 6th floor

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 1, 2007

A two-part exhibition entitled The Syracuse Connection to the Armenian Independence Movement is available in the library’s Special Collections Research Center and in the Panasci Lounge of the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center through January 16. The exhibit concerns the Armenian independence movement (1915–1920), in which Syracuse University Continue Reading →