Libraries News and Events

“Film Tasting” celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of SU creatives

“Film Tasting,” a pop-up student film and animation showcase, will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13 in Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building. Continue Reading →

Blackstone LaunchPad hosts Syracuse qualifier for the Hult Prize competition, “The Nobel Prize” for student startups

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library will host a December 11 campus qualifier for the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. 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 →

December 11-15 is “Food for Fines”

Donate food and reduce your library fines! For each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by an individual from December 11-15 his/her overdue fines will be reduced by $1. Continue Reading →

SparkCharge shares top prize in FuzeHub 2017 Commercialization Competition

SparkCharge was among the five companies taking top prize in FuzeHub’s 2017 Commercialization Competition. 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 →

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 →

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 http://www.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html 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 →

3 More Databases Enhanced with SULinks

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 20, 2004

Three new databases have been enhanced with SU Library’s open url linking service, SULinks. These databases are: CAB Direct International Index to Music Periodicals (Chadwyck Healey) International Index to the Performing Arts (Chadwyck Healey) For more information about the SULinks service and how it streamlines the research process, visit, the Continue Reading →

New User Interface for Cambridge Scientific Databases

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 20, 2004

CSA has developed a new interface for users, named Illumina. Users will now see a different look when they log into databases published by Cambridge Scientific Abstracts. Combined, Syracuse University Library and Moon Library at SUNY ESF subscribe to over twenty databases from CSA, from ARTbibliographies Modern to Environmental Sciences Continue Reading →

ALCS History E-Book Project Collection Grows

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 9, 2004

The ACLS History E-Book Project announced today that its site now includes almost 1000 titles–selected by historians in the fields of American, Asian, European, and Middle Eastern history, and the history of technology. The History E Book Project will continue to add titles and fields, including forth-coming books in Latin Continue Reading →

Project Muse Access — Week of December 7

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 7, 2004

University Router Issues May Result in Access Difficulties The Johns Hopkins University’s network, on which Project MUSE’s primary server resides, is experiencing routing difficulties which may cause some users to be denied access to our web site at http://muse.jhu.edu. Users who experience difficulty accessing MUSE at this URL are encouraged Continue Reading →

Library Launches New Soul of Syracuse Web Site

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 16, 2004

In response to Chancellor Nancy Cantor s invitation, to campus and community, to explore the Soul of Syracuse, the Syracuse University Library will lead an exploration of the concept of soul itself. The What Is Soul? program will include an interactive website, a keepsake publication, a symposium, and a keynote Continue Reading →