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 →

Arts & Humanities Services presents display of Ancient Wonders

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 22, 2008

Arts & Humanities Services is currently featuring an exhibition entitled Ancient Wonders, a display of SU Library materials related to the cultural achievements of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, and other past cultures. The display is located on the 4th floor of Bird Library and will remain up until mid-June.

Physics Library closing on May 9, 2008

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 21, 2008

Due to growing demands for faculty and laboratory spaces in the Physics Building, the Library and the Physics Department have agreed to close the Physics Library. The last day of operation will be Friday, May 9, 2008. Physics materials will be relocated to the Science and Technology Library at Carnegie, Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Library awarded $250,000 grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 20, 2008

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $250,000 to Syracuse University Library for the creation of detailed descriptive catalog records for historical 78-rpm sound recordings held by the Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive. SU Library will join another 78s cataloging project that was previously funded by the Mellon Foundation, partnering Continue Reading →

Trial access to Dictionary of Economics Online

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 18, 2008

Trial access has been established for Dictionary of Economics Online. Trial is through April 13th, 2008 and it’s available via IP authentication and Username/Password To access the database, point your browser to: Dictionary of Economics Online Username: syracusen Password: explz6 Please note: On-campus users may not need the username/password Palgrave Continue Reading →

Arts and Humanities features formed glass exhibition

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 16, 2008

The Library’s Arts & Humanities Services is currently showing formed glass works created by students enrolled in the Introduction to Fused Glass course taught by Carmel Nicoletti. This exhibition is located on the 4th floor of Bird Library, and will remain on view until mid-April.

New cafe name unveiled

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 26, 2008

SU Library unveiled the contest-winning name Pages for the new Bird Library café at its grand opening celebration on February 21st. The selection panel for the naming contest included University Librarian and Dean of Libraries Suzanne Thorin, Library Communications Director Pamela McLaughlin, undergraduate student Dana Varin, History Professor Chris Kyle, Continue Reading →

Library participates in “What Good Is the Press?” exhibit at Newhouse School

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 19, 2008

Leading examples of the power of a free press are on display this February at all three Newhouse School of Public Communications buildings. A Library contribution to Newhouse’s “Year of the First Amendment” celebration, the poster exhibit highlights groundbreaking coverage by journalists, such as original reporting on the 1955 murder Continue Reading →

Biblio Gallery features work of Bradley La Mere

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 13, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library is now featuring artwork by Bradley La Mere, an undergraduate painting and art history major. The show will run through March 7, 2008. The Biblio Gallery web site is located at For more information, contact Melinda Dermody, Continue Reading →

Preview library online resources

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 12, 2008

When librarians are considering the purchase of new online resources, they often arrange for a trial period to preview the content, web interface, and other features of the resource. To check out resources on trial, visit the trials web page often.

New exhibition “The Small Press and the Black Arts Movement”

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 11, 2008

Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) has mounted an exhibition entitled The Small Press and the Black Arts Movement on the sixth-floor of E. S. Bird Library. The controversial Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s was a politically engaged artistic movement that explored the African American Continue Reading →