Libraries News and Events

Zine-In at the SU Libraries

Make a zine, take a zine! Led by Patrick Williams (Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities) and Stephen Singer (Technology Consultant), the Syracuse University Libraries will be hosting a zine-making event on Wednesday, December 5 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Blackstone LaunchPad (1st floor of Bird Library). Learn about Continue Reading →

Global Entrepreneurship Week at SU Libraries, November 12-18

This year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrates four themes— women, youth and inclusion in entrepreneurship, and connecting innovators and ecosystems from around the world. One week each November, thousands of events in 170 countries inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and investors. Syracuse Continue Reading →

A season of cheer with Bob Hupp

Join Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Bob Hupp on Wednesday, November 14 at 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library to hear about the exciting Syracuse Stage 2018/19 season of amazing plays and musicals including Elf the Musical — “the best way to spread holiday cheer.” Please Continue Reading →

Kayla Simon named LaunchPad Watson Scholar – Blackstone LaunchPad

Kayla Simon ‘19, an aerospace engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, will be the Blackstone LaunchPad Watson Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year. Simon is an active and passionate entrepreneur on campus for the past year and a half, and is excited to be mentoring other Continue Reading →

The CLLCTVE Agency, LLC, wins $5,000 first ever ’Cuse Tank competition at SU Libraries MedUX and Promptous tie for second prize, winning $2,500 each

The first event ‘Cuse Tank —co-sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad and Syracuse University Libraries—celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of SU innovators this past Family Weekend.  A distinguished panel of parent judges who are successful entrepreneurs from a variety of industry sectors voted on finalist teams, selected from scores of applicants who Continue Reading →

Digital Humanities Workshop: An introduction to Electronic Literature, November 9, 9:00 a.m. – Noon

On Friday, November 9, Patrick Williams (Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities) and Jana Rosinski (Doctoral Student in Composition & Cultural Rhetoric) will present An Introduction to Electronic Literature, a hands-on workshop, in Bird Library’s Digital Scholarship Space (room 458) from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Jana and Patrick will Continue Reading →

Feed Your Mind with the SU Librarians

Need help navigating the research process? On Thursday, October 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., graduate students are invited to join the Syracuse University Libraries for a relaxed evening at the Inn Complete, and get to know the librarians who can help guide you through the research process and connect you to Continue Reading →

Qualtrics Workshops

Research Data Services of Syracuse University Libraries will offer a series of workshops on using the Qualtrics online survey software, which is available to Syracuse University faculty, staff and students. Qualtrics enables users to create and distribute complex surveys and analyze responses from a single online platform. The workshops will Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Staff Sgt. Michael Battles

An exhibit by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles, an aerial combat photographer, with the U.S. Air Force will be on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Sergeant Battles is currently a student in the Military Photojournalism program at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Continue Reading →

Fall Semester poetry series, Lunch Time Poems, to begin in Bird Library

Syracuse University Libraries is once again pleased to announce Lunch Time Poems, a series of free noontime poetry readings running throughout September, October, and November. Hosted by poet Stephen Kuusisto, University Professor and Director of the Burton Blatt Institute for Interdisciplinary Research, the series will feature noted poets from across Continue Reading →

New resource: Science Reference Center

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 3, 2008

Science Reference Center from EBSCO is a comprehensive research database that provides access to a wide range of full text science-oriented content. It contains more than 630 full text titles, including leading science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals, as well biographies and images. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & 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 →