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 →

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 →

Blackwell Synergy e-journals to merge into Wiley InterScience

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 19, 2008

Effective Monday, June 30th 2008, all Blackwell journal content—including all full-text HTML and PDF versions of articles from current issues, backfiles, and issues published online before print—will be incorporated into Wiley InterScience. After June 30th, Blackwell Synergy will no longer be available. Access to Blackwell Synergy will end at the Continue Reading →

Special Collections Research Center awarded NHPRC grant for cartoon collections

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 10, 2008

The Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) has been awarded a grant of $79,440 by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to support the arrangement and description of the library’s 134 unprocessed collections of original cartoon art. The funds will help support a full-time project archivist Continue Reading →

Pamela McLaughlin elected NYSHEI Board chair-elect

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 4, 2008

Pamela McLaughlin was elected to the position of chair-elect of the board of the New York State Higher Education Initiative (NYSHEI) at the group’s recent annual meeting in Syracuse. McLaughlin, who is director of communications and external relations at Syracuse University Library, was also elected to a three-year term on Continue Reading →

New York Center for the Book reauthorized through 2010

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 4, 2008

The New York Center for the Book at Syracuse University Library has been reauthorized by the Library of Congress to continue through 2010. The New York Center is a state affiliate of the Library of Congress (LC) Center for the Book, which was founded in 1977 as a public-private partnership Continue Reading →

New Biblio Gallery display: Inner Selves

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 28, 2008

Arts & Humanities Services presents Inner Selves, a collaborative display created by participants in Enable (an individualized service center for people with disabilities) and Writing 205 students from Syracuse University. In this display, the students help articulate the thoughts and emotions of the Enable participants, who describe their lives and Continue Reading →

Elaine Coppola receives 2008 Distinguished Service Award from Syracuse University Library

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 21, 2008

Elaine Coppola, Librarian for Government Information, Political Science and International Relations in the Social Sciences and Area Studies Department at Syracuse University Library has received the 2008 Syracuse University Library Distinguished Service Award. Elaine’s letters of support were strong and eloquent in outlining her many contributions to Syracuse University Library. Continue Reading →

Shoah Visual History Archive of Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies now available

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 1, 2008

Syracuse University Library now offers access to the world’s largest archive of visual histories of the Holocaust. The Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive, housed at the University of Southern California, includes nearly 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors, rescuers and other witnesses gathered by the Shoah Foundation. The interviews, Continue Reading →

Exhibition: Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 29, 2008

The Syracuse University Library and Renée Crown University Honors Program are presenting Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America, a student-curated exhibition of books, manuscripts and art from the Special Collections Research Center. A gallery reception will be held on Tuesday, April 29, at 5 p.m. on the sixth floor Continue Reading →

Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America, new student-curated Special Collections Research Center exhibition

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 25, 2008

The Syracuse University Library and Renée Crown University Honors Program are pleased to present Invasion! The Culture of Fear in America, a student-curated exhibition of books, manuscripts, and art from the Special Collections Research Center. A gallery reception will be held on Tuesday, April 29 at 5 p.m. on the Continue Reading →