Libraries News and Events

Libraries’ study room bookings move online

Online booking system now available for reserving study rooms in Bird and Carnegie Libraries. Continue Reading →

Directing “Next to Normal” with Bob Hupp

Join Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Bob Hupp on Tuesday, January 30 at 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library to explore how he’s directing the current production of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical drama “Next to Normal.” Continue Reading →

Venture for America is looking for student entrepreneurs

Venture for America (VFA) is accepting applications from students who expect to graduate in May 2018 for its upcoming fellowship program. VFA is a two-year fellowship program for recent grads who want to work at a startup and create jobs in American cities. The deadline to apply for the upcoming Continue Reading →

Spring business plan competitions announced

2018 business plan competitions launching this spring include the Panasci Business Plan Competition, Rice Business Plan Competition, ACC InVenture Prize, and the Raymond von Dran iPrize. Continue Reading →

New collections for the New Year

The Libraries’ have added and expanded many resources to the Principal Collections to support your research and teaching in the New Year. Continue Reading →

Celebrating 140 Years of U.S. Government Publishing at Syracuse University Libraries

Syracuse University Libraries will celebrate 140 years of membership in the U.S. Government Publishing Office’s (GPO) Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) with a celebration on February 7, 2018 from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library, Continue Reading →

ProQuest scheduled maintenance on January 27-28, 2018

A number of ProQuest databases will be unavailable beginning at 10 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2018 through 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 28 for scheduled maintenance. Continue Reading →

Resource Spotlight: Academic Video Online

Syracuse University Libraries’ have added Academic Video Online to its collection of streaming video resources. it contains over 63,000 streaming videos from 1889-2017 in a wide range of disciplines and subject areas. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Hult Prize winners announced

Student startups Farm to Flame Energy and Drop Top won first and second place respectively in the Syracuse campus qualifier for the prestigious Hult Prize, hosted by the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library this week. 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 →

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 →