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 →

Syracuse University Library announces the opening of Numeric Data Services:

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 15, 2004

Located within the Maps and Government Information Department and part of the Digital Services Program, Numeric Data Services can provide help with: – Identifying, locating, and acquiring data for student and faculty research. – Data management and statistical analysis. – Use of SAS, Stata, and SPSS. – Advice on research Continue Reading →

Softline Databases Migrated to ProQuest

By Pamela McLaughlin | June 1, 2004

The Softline databases are now accessible via the more robust ProQuest platform as of June 1, 2004. These include: Alt-Press Watch A full text database comprised of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. Ethnic Newswatch A comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and Continue Reading →

2004 Reunion Discussion: Peter I. Rose ’54 to present “Postmonitions of a Peripatetic Professor” on Saturday, June 5

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 28, 2004

For Syracuse University’s 2004 Reunion, the Library is hosting a book discussion at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, in the 1916 Room of E.S. Bird Library. Peter I. Rose ’54 will present “Postmonitions of a Peripatetic Professor.” Peter Rose has spent a lifetime exploring patterns of culture, examining issues Continue Reading →

SUL Welcomes New Numeric Data Services Librarian

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 11, 2004

Paul Bern joined the Syracuse University Library staff in the newly created position of Numeric Data Services Librarian on March 16. Prior to his appointment at Syracuse, Bern was Senior Statistical Programmer/Data Archivist for the Office of Population Research at Princeton University. In his new role, Bern will lead the Continue Reading →

Introduction to ArcGIS Using ArcView 8.3: A Two-Day Workshop

By Pamela McLaughlin | May 5, 2004

When: June 3-4, 2004 Time: 8:30am-4:30pm each day Where: Syracuse University, Bird Library, Room 46 (ETC) Click Here for Registration Form and Payment Information Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology has applications in practically every field, and people who know how to work with it are in demand in today’s highly Continue Reading →

Brown v. Board of Education Subject Guide Now Available

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 7, 2004

A web page of Brown v. Board of Education-related resources for educators is now available on the Education Subject Guide page. This page (http://libwww.syr.edu/research/internet/education/readings.html) was created in anticipation of the Brown v. Board of Education anniversary celebration (please see the Hendricks Chapel page for additional information: http://hendricks.syr.edu/brownvboard/) This page of Continue Reading →

Have you registered to vote? Forms now available.

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 7, 2004

Have you registered to vote? Forms are available at the Maps & Government Information Reference Desk, 3rd floor Bird Library – or, via the web <http://www.fec.gov/votregis/pdf/nvra.pdf>

Announcing Availability of Electronic Backfile of Engineering Index

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 7, 2004

Elsevier Engineering Information, Inc. is in the process of digitizing all volumes of Engineering Index back to 1884. The library has purchased this backfile containing references of major engineering innovations pioneered throughout the 19th and 20th centuries to provide you with access to citations on topics such as the first Continue Reading →

Featured Exhibit: “On the Spot” with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Marguerite Higgins

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 3, 2004

Open Access Journals: The Answer to High Publisher Costs? A Peer to Peer Library Dialog, 4/7/04

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 26, 2004

Peer to Peer Library Dialog Wednesday April 7 Noon – 1pm 1916A Room – E.S. Bird Library Join Susan Berteaux, Head of Syracuse University Science & Technology Libraries, and Betsy Elkins, Library Director at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Moon Library, for a Peer to Peer discussion entitled Continue Reading →