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 →

Learning Commons adds 22 computers to Bird first floor

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 22, 2009

The Library has added 22 new computers, including 4 Macs, to the center area of the 1st floor Learning Commons, bringing that floor’s total to 50 machines.

SU Library awarded $350,000 NEH grant for Marcel Breuer digital project

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 18, 2009

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Syracuse University Library a $350,000 grant to create a digital scholarly edition of the works of Bauhaus architect Marcel Breuer. The project, entitled “Marcel Breuer, Architect: Life and Work, 1922-1955” will run from May 2009 through April 2011 and culminate Continue Reading →

Newspapers relocated to Bird first floor

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 10, 2009

To make room for more quiet study space on the second floor, the newspaper collection is being relocated this week to the first floor, adjacent to Pages (the library cafe) on the east side of the building.

Library Lock-in on Citrus TV

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 4, 2009

Citrus TV produced a video of the recent Library Lock-In event. For a glimpse into the after-hours competition on a recent snowy night, scroll to February 24th on the Latest Videos section on the right side of the Citrus TV homepage. Also available on the February 24th edition of Juice Continue Reading →

New website on library “green” initiatives launched

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 28, 2009

The Library “Green” Team announces the launch of a new Library Green Guide website. The site includes information about both Library and SU’s Green UniverseCity sustainability initiatives, as well as links to information about similar programs across the country. The site also has a suggestion box where users can also Continue Reading →

‘An Alphabet in Your Own Backyard’ exhibition features art books by Syracuse University, Henninger High School Students

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 20, 2009

Syracuse University Library, in partnership with Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts and the Syracuse City School District, is now presenting “An Alphabet in Your Own Backyard”, an exhibition of handmade accordion books. The exhibition is currently located in the new display case on the first floor of Continue Reading →

Library acquires Materials Science journal backfiles

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 18, 2009

The Syracuse University Library has purchased Elsevier’s Materials Science backfile, consisting of online content for 108 Elsevier journal titles for years prior to 1995 (years of coverage varies by journal). The library has offered many of these journals from 1995 onward via Science Direct and has others in print. With Continue Reading →

Belfer Cylinders Digital Connection

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 18, 2009

Syracuse University Library’s Belfer Audio Archive now offers Web access to its collection of cylinder sound recordings. Cylinders were the earliest form of commercially produced sound recordings, popular from the late 1880s through the 1920s. Belfer’s collection of 22,000 cylinders represents 12,000 unique titles and is the largest of any Continue Reading →

SU Carnegie Library Digital Collection now available

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 29, 2009

The Syracuse University Library and University Archives have created a new digital collection of Carnegie Library images. This fully searchable digital collection of Carnegie Library photographs includes over 200 images of the Syracuse University Carnegie Library from the 1905 ground breaking to the 2007 centennial. The collection includes images of Continue Reading →

New SCRC exhibition on The Portfolio Club of Syracuse

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 29, 2009

A new exhibition, “A Goodly Heritage of Study: The Portfolio Club of Syracuse,” is now on display in Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center. Displayed are the archives of a still-thriving women’s study club that was formed in 1875 in Syracuse. The Portfolio Club exemplifies a post-Civil War movement Continue Reading →