Libraries News and Events

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 →

Syracuse University student venture captures top prize in international innovation competition

Josh Aviv, co-founder and CEO of SparkCharge, won grand prize at the Blackstone/Techstars global venture pitch competition in New York City on October 18. Continue Reading →

Web page on using Google Scholar available

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 4, 2005

The Library has created a web page to describe the benefits and limitations of Google’s new search tool, Google Scholar. The page includes tips for using Google Scholar and for finding the full text of articles, books, and other resources at Syracuse University Library. Currently in beta version, Google Scholar Continue Reading →

Library offers new web pages on services and information for users with disabilities

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 25, 2005

To find out what services and information the Library offers for users with disabilities, go to . From that page, there are links to additional pages: “Assistive Technology,” “Building Access,” “Parking,” “Key Contacts,” and “Related Links.” George Abbott Head, Media Services Department E.S. Bird Library

State Department to Increase Passport Fees Effective March 8, 2005

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 25, 2005

Beginning March 8, a passport security surcharge of $12 will be collected on ALL passport applications, according to the U.S. State Department. This surcharge will fund multiple security enhancements in the U.S. Passport. The $12 surcharge will be collected along with the regular passport application fee of $55 for those Continue Reading →

Handouts describing Library resources and services now available in PDF format at

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 21, 2005

The Library’s information bulletins are now on the web in PDF format at: Links to this resource are also available from pages within the directory and from the publications/index.html page. *************************************** Abby Kasowitz-Scheer Head of Instructional Programs Syracuse University Library Syracuse, NY 13244-2010 (315) 443-1943

Library Displays Depression-Era Holdings in Radicalism

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 9, 2005

In support of the If All of Central New York Read The Grapes of Wrath initiative and the Syracuse Stage production of The Grapes of Wrath, the Library s Special Collections Research Center is now displaying holdings related to radicalism in literature and art. The exhibition, titled Steinbeck s Grapes Continue Reading →

Announcing Availability of the SIAM Electronic Journal Archive

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 3, 2005

Syracuse University Library recently purchased LOCUS, the SIAM electronic archive. SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) publishes journals in applied mathematics and computational sciences. The SIAM archive makes all articles published from 1952 to 1996 available in full text electronic format. Each article is available as a searchable PDF. Continue Reading →

“The Bill of Rights” traveling exhibition visits E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2005

“The Bill of Rights,” a traveling exhibition by book artist Richard Minsky will be available for viewing in the Sixth Floor Gallery of E.S. Bird Library from January 31 to April 1, 2005. This exhibition is sponsored by the Special Collections Research Center. Minsky will, in addition, deliver a lecture Continue Reading →

March 4 and 5: Book artist Richard Minsky to give lecture and workshop

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2005

Prominent book artist Richard Minsky will deliver a lecture in the Syracuse Seminar in the History of the Book series titled “Material as Metaphor” at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2005, in the Hillyer Room on the sixth floor of E.S. Bird Library. The following day Minsky will offer Continue Reading →

Need tax forms? Find Federal and New York State tax forms on the 3rd floor of E.S. Bird Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2005

See the display of tax forms and instruction booklets in the hallway near the elevators. If you do not see the form or instruction you need, ask at our desk. Every form is available for photocopying. In addition, forms are available at the following web sites: Federal New York Continue Reading →

Research Starting Points, a New Web Resource

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 21, 2004

A vast array of online and print resources is available to researchers at Syracuse University Library. Experienced researchers have learned which search tools best serve their needs and how to efficiently navigate within and between them. However, this multitude of choices is quite daunting for the uninitiated. In response, the Continue Reading →