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 →

SU, Law Libraries add new content to LexisNexis Congressional

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 6, 2008

Syracuse University Library and the Barclay Law Library are pleased to announce new additions to the LexisNexis Congressional database. This joint purchase provides additional full-text congressional material to researchers at Syracuse University. The new modules include searchable collections of Congressional Hearings (1824- ), Congressional Committee Prints (1830- ), and Congressional Continue Reading →

RefShare – new RefWorks feature added

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 27, 2008

The SU Library has added a new feature called RefShare to our campus site license for RefWorks. RefWorks is an online citation management tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. It allows you to save Continue Reading →

New Business and Management Information Gateway unveiled

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 16, 2008

Syracuse University Library launched its new Business and Management Information Gateway on January 14th, 2008. A collaborative project of SU Library and the Whitman School, the Gateway is a customized collection of information resources specific to business and management that was designed specifically for Whitman School students, faculty, and staff. Continue Reading →

Armenian Independence Movement Exhibition on Bird 6th floor

By Pamela McLaughlin | December 1, 2007

A two-part exhibition entitled The Syracuse Connection to the Armenian Independence Movement is available in the library’s Special Collections Research Center and in the Panasci Lounge of the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center through January 16. The exhibit concerns the Armenian independence movement (1915–1920), in which Syracuse University Continue Reading →

SU Library awarded Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to conduct ethnographic study of academic and library cultures

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 20, 2007

Syracuse University Library has been awarded a $53,000 planning grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to conduct an ethnographic study of academic and library cultures. The purpose of the study is to gain insight into how teaching, learning and research in a highly ranked professional school are being conducted Continue Reading →

New WW II Display in Arts & Humanities Services

By Pamela McLaughlin | November 13, 2007

The Arts & Humanities Services Department, located on the 4th floor of E.S. Bird Library, is currently exhibiting “Home Front America, 1941-1945.” This display features Library and personal items related to the happenings in the States during World War II. Topics examined include rationing, civil defense, the role of women, Continue Reading →

Library Biblio Gallery features new student art

By Pamela McLaughlin | October 12, 2007

Syracuse University Library’s Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library is now featuring artwork by Joshua Kaplan, a painting major in the School of Art and Design. The show will run through November 2, 2007. The Biblio Gallery web site is located at For more information, contact Continue Reading →

New Resources for Data and Statistics

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 16, 2007

Numeric Data Services (NDS), a unit of the Social Sciences Services Department in E. S. Bird Library, announces the addition of several new resources for those interested in finding statistical information to use in a report or data for statistical analysis. Located on the Numeric Data Services web page, the Continue Reading →

Database Upgrade – Academic OneFile replaces Expanded Academic ASAP

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 12, 2007

Academic OneFile is a premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. Full-Text: More than 6,300 full-text titles (more Continue Reading →

6th Floor Exhibit: “The Never-Ending Wrong: The Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti”

By Pamela McLaughlin | September 7, 2007

The University Library’s Special Collections Research Center has mounted an exhibition called “The Never-Ending Wrong: The Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti” on the sixth-floor of E. S. Bird Library. The exhibit is available weekdays (excepting holidays) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31, 2007. An exhibit opening celebration Continue Reading →