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SparkCharge shares top prize in FuzeHub 2017 Commercialization Competition

SparkCharge was among the five companies taking top prize in FuzeHub’s 2017 Commercialization Competition. A field of seventeen entrepreneurs from across New York State, including SparkCharge founder Josh Aviv, came together in the Capital Region In November to compete for the $250,000 in prize money. Finalists covered a wide variety 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 →

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, November 13-17

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) launches Monday, November 13, with Syracuse University and community networking events, workshops, lectures, and competitions. 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 →

Reimagining Bird Library: Presentations by Architecture students on November 16

School of Architecture students will present their ideas for a redesigned Bird Library at an open session on November 16 at 4 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Present Tense: Selections from “The A-Bomb and Humanity” exhibit on display in Bird Library

Present Tense: Selections from “The A-Bomb and Humanity” on display in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Issues in Digital Scholarship Forum on November 15 features Sarah Fuchs Sampson and Meina Yates-Richard

Dr. Sarah Fuchs Sampson, assistant professor of Music History & Cultures, and Dr. Meina Yates-Richard, assistant professor of English will speak at the fall 2017 Issues in Digital Scholarship forum on Wednesday, November 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Bird 114). Continue Reading →

The Kite Runner Research Guide available

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 23, 2006

Syracuse University Library has developed a research guide to help students explore themes in The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, the book chosen by the Syracuse University Shared Reading Program for 2006-2007 (and by Central New York Reads). The guide includes book reviews, author biographies and interviews, and resources on Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center fall exhibition: Imagine! Painters and Poets of the New York School

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 23, 2006

The University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) current exhibition is entitled Imagine! Painters and Poets of the New York School. The exhibition is part of the Syracuse Symposium, which for 2006/2007 has chosen imagination as its theme. On display is material from the recently processed Grace Hartigan Papers, as Continue Reading →

This fall: computing and networked printing will be available for students in the Library.

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 14, 2006

Last academic semester, E. S. Bird Library began a computing and printing pilot program for SU students. During the trial 10 General Reference Area computers were installed with Microsoft Office software (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and PhotoEditor), networked campus printing, and student directory files, in addition to access to Continue Reading →

Starting August 21: IM us your library questions.

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 14, 2006

Starting on August 21, you can chat live with a librarian using instant messaging service and get reference and research help in realtime. From your IM account, type in the screen name: SULibraryHelp. Visit the SU Library web site (library.syr.edu) and click on Ask Us for IM hours.

Exhibition: The Horse in Art, 4th floor of E. S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 31, 2006

Arts & Humanities Services currently presents The Horse in Art, a display featuring SU Library materials related to the artistic representation of horses from prehistory to the present day. The display will remain up until late August. Contact: Edward Gokey eagokey@syr.edu 315-443-4160

H.W. Wilson Databases Migrate to New Interface

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 6, 2006

As of July 1, the OCLC FirstSearch interface has been replaced by WilsonWeb for access to the H.W. Wilson databases (indexes, abstracts and full text). This change will be reflected in the SULinks service, the databases Main Menu as well as the E Journal Locator and the SUMMIT catalog. Users Continue Reading →

Cite Your Sources Easily with RefWorks

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 29, 2006

RefWorks, the popular web-based bibliographic management database, is now available to SU students, faculty and staff through a campus-wide license purchased by Syracuse University Library. RefWorks, from Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, is a leading online tool for helping students better understand and efficiently manage proper academic citation formats. RefWorks also provides Continue Reading →

Computing and printing trial ongoing in E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 10, 2006

Many students would like to be able to work on papers and print them out from the Library. In response to their requests, E.S. Bird Library has launched a computing and printing trial. For the trial, 11 General Reference Area computers will provide students with access to Microsoft Office software Continue Reading →

Jan. 17: Architecture Reading Room to Reopen Downtown

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 12, 2006

As part of the School of Architecture move, the Architecture Reading Room in Slocum Hall closed on December 15, 2005, and will reopen in its new downtown location on January 17, 2006. The Architecture Reading Room can be reached at its original phone number: 443-3518. Melinda Dermody Head of Arts Continue Reading →

New Versions of SciFinder Scholar Available

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 9, 2005

SciFinder Scholar 2006 is a major upgrade for the Windows platform with improved search tools. SciFinder Scholar 2006 for Windows requires Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP, or NT 4.0. A web browser is needed to access full text via ChemPort, online Help, and Internet resources within the Tools menu. Plug-ins Continue Reading →