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 →

Library unveils redesigned web site, new search tools

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 28, 2009

Syracuse University Library will launch its redesigned web site on Tuesday, July 28th. The new website, which has been available in a beta version since mid-spring, has a completely new look and incorporates several new tools for locating and organizing resources. The new search box on the home page includes Continue Reading →

Architecture student assistant featured in Architect magazine

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 22, 2009

The article Have You Seen Me? in the July 1 issue of Architect magazine features Theresa Franzese, longtime Architecture Reading Room student assistant and recent School of Architecture graduate. Tessa’s photo also appears as the magazine’s cover image. The story compares today’s job market for architecture graduates with that of Continue Reading →

New 4th Floor Display on Pop Art

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 25, 2009

The Pop and Circumstance: The Development of a Twentieth Century Style display features Library and private materials related to Pop Art, the style that largely defined American and British aesthetics during the 1960s. Books, quotations, and brief analyses of key works are included to highlight the major ideas associated with Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center exhibits early upstate New York printing

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 1, 2009

For many years, the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Library has collected examples of upstate New York printing from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. A selection of items from this collection is now on display in the 6th floor of Bird Library. The exhibition, entitled New Continue Reading →

Library Biblio Gallery features new student art

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 20, 2009

Syracuse University Library’s Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library is now featuring artwork by Maire Kennedy, a graduate student studying Fiber Arts and Material Studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. In her artwork, Maire creates and documents installations of highly exaggerated repetitions. The show Continue Reading →

Architecture Reading Room hours

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 14, 2009

Architecture Reading Room hours for first summer session are as follows: Monday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Saturday Sunday hours for June will be posted Continue Reading →

Syracuse University doctoral student wins Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 12, 2009

Jonathan Singleton, a doctoral student in the English Department 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 held on May 1. His winning essay is titled “Religion, Radicalism, and Sympathetic Reading in Gaskell’s Mary Continue Reading →

Library expands delivery service to Ph.D. students

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 9, 2009

To better meet the ongoing research needs of Ph.D. students, the Library will now deliver items from its collections directly to currently enrolled Ph.D. students who reside outside of the Central New York area, but within the continental United States. Previously, this delivery service was available only to those enrolled Continue Reading →

New Quiet Reading Room opens in Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 2, 2009

In response to requests for additional quiet study space in Bird Library, the Library has opened a quiet reading room on the lower level of the Learning Commons. The new room is for SU students, faculty and staff only and is open 24 hours, Sunday through Friday, along with the Continue Reading →

Retired Librarian Gurnek Singh awarded emeritus status

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 23, 2009

Librarian Gurnek Singh, who retired on July 31, 2008, was recently awarded emeritus status by the University Senate in recognition of many years of outstanding service to the Syracuse University Library and to the Syracuse University academic community. Before coming to the Syracuse University Library, Mr. Singh earned a B.S. Continue Reading →