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 →

SU Library adds China Data Online database

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 3, 2008

Syracuse University Library now subscribes to China Data Online, the product of a collaboration between the University of Michigan’s China Data Center and All China Market Research Co., Ltd. China Data Online provides comprehensive information on China’s economic and social development at national, provincial, county, city, and industrial levels. Its Continue Reading →

Arts & Humanities Services features Michelangelo display

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 27, 2008

In recognition of the current SU Art Galleries exhibition, Michelangelo: The Man and the Myth, Arts & Humanities Services presents The Age of Michelangelo, a display featuring library items related to Italian Renaissance culture and everyday life during the lifespan of Michelangelo (1474-1564). The display is located on the 4th Continue Reading →

A Long Way Gone Research Guide Available

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 26, 2008

Syracuse University Library has developed a research guide to help students explore themes in the book A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah. A Long Way Gone is the 2008-2009 selection for the Syracuse University Shared Reading Program. As of way of introducing new students Continue Reading →

E.S. Bird Library now open 24 hours a day, Sunday through Friday

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 26, 2008

Beginning in the fall 2008 semester, the Learning Commons on the lower three floors of E.S. Bird Library will remain open from Sunday at 10 a.m. through Friday at 10:00 p.m. These new, extended hours will provide access to study spaces, technology, and library resources at times convenient to student Continue Reading →

The Marketing of the Candidate: an exhibition of presidential campaign memorabilia

By Pamela McLaughlin | August 26, 2008

A fascinating collection of memorabilia associated with presidential campaigns from 1824 to 1972 is now on display on the 6th floor of E.S. Bird Library. Drawn from the artifactual collections of Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center, the exhibition of buttons, banners, bumper stickers, brochures, apparel, and other items Continue Reading →

Ann Skiold to serve at Syracuse University in Florence Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 29, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s art librarian, Ann Skiold, will join the library staff of Syracuse University in Florence (SUF) from August 2008 through June 2009. The Florence Library and Media Lab maintain a multi-disciplinary, multi-format collection that supports teaching and research in the range of disciplines taught at SUF, including Architecture, Continue Reading →

SU Library subscribes to Scopus database

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 17, 2008

Syracuse University Library now subscribes to the Scopus database, published by Elsevier. Scopus is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary abstract and citation database covering scientific, engineering, medical, and social sciences information. In addition to title, author, and subject searching, Scopus provides cited reference searching capabilities, links to full-text, saved searches, and an Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Library receives major gift of sound recordings from family of Morton J. Savada

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 2, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive has received a major gift from the family of the late Morton J. “Morty” Savada—the complete inventory of his Manhattan record store, Records Revisited, including more than 200,000 78-rpm records, along with a related print collection of catalogs, discographies and other materials. Continue Reading →

Book Arts Exhibition on Bird Sixth Floor

By Pamela McLaughlin | July 1, 2008

This new exhibition in the hall exhibit case on the sixth floor of E.S. Bird library features an exploration of the book by students in Foundation Bookmaking (FND 116) and Hand Paper Print/Book workshop (PRT 552) in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The exhibition will run through August Continue Reading →

Access to Academic OneFile database discontinued on September 1

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 30, 2008

On September 1, 2008, the Library will no longer subscribe to the Academic OneFile database. We are sending out this information in advance to enable those in the planning stages for the fall semester to make other arrangements. The library continues to offer several general and interdisciplinary databases, all of Continue Reading →