Libraries News and Events

LaunchPad and NYS STLC offer tech commercialization office hours

College of Law students from the NYS STLC program will hold office hours at Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library to discuss patent searching strategies and assist with conducting a patent search. Continue Reading →

Thrive Together Fair celebrates Syracuse’s cultural diversity

The second annual Thrive Together Fair will be held on Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium at the Schine Student Center. Tickets are $7 and are on sale now at the Schine Box Office and online at Continue Reading →

Syracuse’s InVenture prize winners, Elizabeth Tarangelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 of In-Spire, advance to ACC finals

Elizabeth Tarangelo ’19 and Kayla Simon ’19 will represent Syracuse University at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition on April 5-6 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Co-founders of In-Spire, a patent-pending bracelet that can work as a wearable asthma inhaler, they were selected as the top team Continue Reading →

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections to Explore

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access during February 2018. Continue Reading →

SU Libraries to host Human Library event April 11; book volunteers needed

Fifth annual Human Library event will take place on April 11 from noon – 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Organizers are currently seeking volunteers to serve as human books. Continue Reading →

Film preservation specialist Deborah Stoiber to give annual Brodsky Lecture on March 22 in Bird Library

Deborah Stoiber, collection manager of the Moving Image Department at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, will give the lecture Conserving cinema’s legacy at George Eastman Museum on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 1:30­–3 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92 on 2/21 cancelled

The presentation by Jeremy Ring ’92, who was scheduled to speak at Bird Library on Wednesday, February 21, has been cancelled. Jeremy lives in Parkland, Florida and has been deeply affected by the recent tragedy there. He needs to attend to matters with his family, friends, and community for the Continue Reading →

Potential Resources for Review in February

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access during February 2018. Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center to host spring listening parties

The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries, in conjunction with La Casita Cultural Center, will host two spring listening parties this month featuring recordings from the Bell Brothers Collection of Latin American and Caribbean Recordings. Both events are free and open to the public. Continue Reading →

Luz Perez is spring 2018 Blackstone LaunchPad Engagement Scholar

Luz Perez (’20), a triple major in Entrepreneurship, Accounting, and Citizenship and Civic Engagement, is this spring’s Blackstone Launchpad engagement scholar at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Database Upgrade – Academic OneFile replaces Expanded Academic ASAP

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 12, 2007

Academic OneFile is a premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. Full-Text: More than 6,300 full-text titles (more Continue Reading →

6th Floor Exhibit: “The Never-Ending Wrong: The Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti”

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 7, 2007

The University Library’s Special Collections Research Center has mounted an exhibition called “The Never-Ending Wrong: The Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti” on the sixth-floor of E. S. Bird Library. The exhibit is available weekdays (excepting holidays) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31, 2007. An exhibit opening celebration Continue Reading →

New Database: Africa-wide: NiPAD

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 29, 2007

Combining South African and African Studies, NiPAD provides access to two million records and integrates information from over 40 smaller databases published in Africa, Europe, and the United States. Subject coverage includes politics, history, economics, business, mining, natural sciences, environment, development, social issues, anthropology, literature, language, law, music, tourism, and Continue Reading →

New Banned Books Display

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 28, 2007

The Library Arts & Humanities Services Department presents “Freedom Under Fire: Book Banning Past and Present,” a display showcasing prominent books that have been challenged or banned by public institutions for religious, political, social, or sexual reasons. Offered in recognition of the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week (September 29 Continue Reading →

Nominate a Banned Book

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 20, 2007

Do you have a favorite banned or challenged book? In conjunction with the Newhouse School’s upcoming year-long First Amendment celebration, the library is working on plans for Banned Books Week 2007, September 29 – October 6, 2007. We are creating a web page with a list of banned or challenged Continue Reading →

Library Opens Art Gallery

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 26, 2007

Visit the new Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library, now showing the artwork of Elena Peteva, MFA candidate in Painting in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The show will run through June 30, 2007. The Biblio Gallery web site is located at For more 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 Congratulations, Janet!