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 →

Self-service Check-out Debuts at E. S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 24, 2007

Syracuse University students, faculty, staff, and other eligible users now have the option to use a self-service kiosk to check out books and other circulating materials from E. S. Bird Library. To access the device, users will need to bring their valid SU ID card issued by the Syracuse University Continue Reading →

Share Your RefWorks Citations Using RefShare

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 23, 2007

SU Library currently has a trial subscription to RefShare, which allows users to share their RefWorks database or specific folders from their RefWorks database with others. RefShare allows users to export, print, generate a list of references, and even use custom output styles at the folder or database level. RefWorks Continue Reading →

Tasha Cooper Edits New Information Literacy Text

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 18, 2007

Librarian and NY Center for the Book director Tasha Cooper has co-edited (with Douglas Cook) a new book on information literacy, Teaching information literacy skills to social sciences students and practitioners : a casebook of applications. The title was published in 2006 by the Association of College and Research Libraries Continue Reading →

Janet Pease profiled on Institute of Physics web site

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 18, 2007

Janet Pease, head of the Science and Technology Library, was recently interviewed for the Institute of Physics web feature, Sixty seconds with… located at http://journals.iop.org/sixty/106. Congratulations, Janet!

Web of Science – Backfile Expanded to 1985

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 17, 2007

The Library has added 10 years to the backfile of the Web of Science, which now spans from 1985 to the present. Web of Science includes the Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index. To take advantage of the new coverage, previous Continue Reading →

Barbara Opar authors chapter in award-winning book

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 17, 2007

Barbara Opar, librarian in the Arts & Humanities Services Department of Syracuse University Library and liaison to the School of Architecture, contributed the chapter “Architectural Engineering” to Using the Engineering Literature, published by Routledge in 2006. The title was recently chosen as the 2007 recipient of the Best Reference Work Continue Reading →

French Graduate Student Colloquium April 27

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 16, 2007

Come enjoy an afternoon of French culture and literature at the 10th annual French Graduation Student Colloquium on Friday, April 27th from noon – 3 p.m. in the Hillyer Room on the 6th floor of E.S. Bird Library. The program will consist of presentations by the graduate students, faculty members Continue Reading →

SU Library launches RSS feeds

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 11, 2007

Individuals interested in receiving regular updates from the library can now subscribe to library RSS feeds. In response to user requests to be alerted to new resources and services, the library developed a series of RSS feeds listed at http://library.syr.edu/feeds/. These feeds include resources newly added to the SUMMIT library Continue Reading →

Library 24-hour Schedule Begins April 9

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 10, 2007

The extended study area on the first floor of E.S. Bird Library will offer a 24- hour study schedule from April 9 through May 9. The study area will be open continuously from 10 a.m. on Sundays until 10 p.m. on Friday evenings. Saturday hours in April are 10 a.m. Continue Reading →

Belfer Record Sale, April 20-21

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 9, 2007

The Belfer Audio Archive at Syracuse University Library will hold a record sale April 20-21, offering 78s, LPs and 45s, as well as some music scores and music books. The sale will be held in the Belfer lobby on Friday, April 20, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and on Saturday, April Continue Reading →