Libraries News and Events

Come to ‘Cuse Tank, Friday, October 26: Family Weekend kicks off with a lively student innovation competition at Bird Library

The “Elite Eight” finalists for the first ever ‘Cuse Tank will vie in a Shark Tank style prize competition on Friday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Bird Library.  The event is co-sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad and Syracuse University Libraries, and Continue Reading →

Guitar Recital in Bird Library on Tuesday, October 23

Music in Bird Library? That’s right! Join us as we welcome student guitarists performing solo and ensemble works in Bird Library’s Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on Tuesday, October 23 from 1:00 p.m. -2 p.m. Stop by for a few minutes or stay for the whole concert. Performers are students of Continue Reading →

Boost the ‘Cuse II (#BoostCuse): Syracuse University’s Giving Day happens on October 25

Boost the ’Cuse II—Syracuse University’s second annual giving day runs Thursday, October 25, from midnight to midnight. The campaign goal this year is to inspire at least 5,000 alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends to make a gift to Syracuse University.  It’s our community’s chance to come together to support Continue Reading →

SU Libraries presents Open Access Week 2018, October 22-28

Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access — the principle that all research should be freely accessible online, immediately after publication — and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access Continue Reading →

Collection feedback needed in October!

Syracuse University Libraries is exploring a number of new resources this month for possible inclusion in the principal collection and we need your help! Please visit the resource trials guide and explore the resources under consideration. For each resource you explore, we ask that you provide feedback via the embedded Continue Reading →

Feed Your Mind with the SU Librarians

Need help navigating the research process? On Thursday, October 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., graduate students are invited to join the Syracuse University Libraries for a relaxed evening at the Inn Complete, and get to know the librarians who can help guide you through the research process and connect you to Continue Reading →

Qualtrics Workshops

Research Data Services of Syracuse University Libraries will offer a series of workshops on using the Qualtrics online survey software, which is available to Syracuse University faculty, staff and students. Qualtrics enables users to create and distribute complex surveys and analyze responses from a single online platform. The workshops will Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Staff Sgt. Michael Battles

An exhibit by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles, an aerial combat photographer, with the U.S. Air Force will be on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Sergeant Battles is currently a student in the Military Photojournalism program at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Continue Reading →

Fall Semester poetry series, Lunch Time Poems, to begin in Bird Library

Syracuse University Libraries is once again pleased to announce Lunch Time Poems, a series of free noontime poetry readings running throughout September, October, and November. Hosted by poet Stephen Kuusisto, University Professor and Director of the Burton Blatt Institute for Interdisciplinary Research, the series will feature noted poets from across Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →