Libraries News and Events

LaunchPad and NYS STLC offer tech commercialization office hours

College of Law students from the NYS STLC program will hold office hours at Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library to discuss patent searching strategies and assist with conducting a patent search. Continue Reading →

Thrive Together Fair celebrates Syracuse’s cultural diversity

The second annual Thrive Together Fair will be held on Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium at the Schine Student Center. Tickets are $7 and are on sale now at the Schine Box Office and online at boxoffice.syr.edu. Continue Reading →

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

Elizabeth Tarangelo ’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 team 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 →

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 →

Access to Academic OneFile database discontinued on September 1

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 30, 2008

On September 1, 2008, the Library will no longer subscribe to the Academic OneFile database. We are sending out this information in advance to enable those in the planning stages for the fall semester to make other arrangements. The library continues to offer several general and interdisciplinary databases, all of Continue Reading →

Blackwell Synergy e-journals to merge into Wiley InterScience

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 19, 2008

Effective Monday, June 30th 2008, all Blackwell journal content—including all full-text HTML and PDF versions of articles from current issues, backfiles, and issues published online before print—will be incorporated into Wiley InterScience. After June 30th, Blackwell Synergy will no longer be available. Access to Blackwell Synergy will end at the Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center awarded NHPRC grant for cartoon collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 10, 2008

The Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) has been awarded a grant of $79,440 by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to support the arrangement and description of the library’s 134 unprocessed collections of original cartoon art. The funds will help support a full-time project archivist Continue Reading →

Pamela McLaughlin elected NYSHEI Board chair-elect

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 4, 2008

Pamela McLaughlin was elected to the position of chair-elect of the board of the New York State Higher Education Initiative (NYSHEI) at the group’s recent annual meeting in Syracuse. McLaughlin, who is director of communications and external relations at Syracuse University Library, was also elected to a three-year term on 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 →