Libraries News and Events

Come to ‘Cuse Tank, Friday, October 26: Family Weekend kicks off with a lively student innovation competition at Bird Library

The “Elite Eight” finalists for the first ever ‘Cuse Tank will vie in a Shark Tank style prize competition on Friday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Bird Library.  The event is co-sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad and Syracuse University Libraries, and Continue Reading →

Guitar Recital in Bird Library on Tuesday, October 23

Music in Bird Library? That’s right! Join us as we welcome student guitarists performing solo and ensemble works in Bird Library’s Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on Tuesday, October 23 from 1:00 p.m. -2 p.m. Stop by for a few minutes or stay for the whole concert. Performers are students of Continue Reading →

Boost the ‘Cuse II (#BoostCuse): Syracuse University’s Giving Day happens on October 25

Boost the ’Cuse II—Syracuse University’s second annual giving day runs Thursday, October 25, from midnight to midnight. The campaign goal this year is to inspire at least 5,000 alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends to make a gift to Syracuse University.  It’s our community’s chance to come together to support Continue Reading →

SU Libraries presents Open Access Week 2018, October 22-28

Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access — the principle that all research should be freely accessible online, immediately after publication — and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access Continue Reading →

Collection feedback needed in October!

Syracuse University Libraries is exploring a number of new resources this month for possible inclusion in the principal collection and we need your help! Please visit the resource trials guide and explore the resources under consideration. For each resource you explore, we ask that you provide feedback via the embedded 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 →

Seven-Week Series on Understanding Islam Begins October 2

“Understanding Islam,” a seven-week series that will present a comprehensive look at Islam through lectures and discussions, will begin on Tuesday, October 2. Continue Reading →

Web of Science – Backfile Expanded to 1985

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 17, 2007

The Library has added 10 years to the backfile of the Web of Science, which now spans from 1985 to the present. Web of Science includes the Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index. To take advantage of the new coverage, previous Continue Reading →

Barbara Opar authors chapter in award-winning book

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 17, 2007

Barbara Opar, librarian in the Arts & Humanities Services Department of Syracuse University Library and liaison to the School of Architecture, contributed the chapter “Architectural Engineering” to Using the Engineering Literature, published by Routledge in 2006. The title was recently chosen as the 2007 recipient of the Best Reference Work Continue Reading →

French Graduate Student Colloquium April 27

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 16, 2007

Come enjoy an afternoon of French culture and literature at the 10th annual French Graduation Student Colloquium on Friday, April 27th from noon – 3 p.m. in the Hillyer Room on the 6th floor of E.S. Bird Library. The program will consist of presentations by the graduate students, faculty members Continue Reading →

SU Library launches RSS feeds

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 11, 2007

Individuals interested in receiving regular updates from the library can now subscribe to library RSS feeds. In response to user requests to be alerted to new resources and services, the library developed a series of RSS feeds listed at http://library.syr.edu/feeds/. These feeds include resources newly added to the SUMMIT library Continue Reading →

Library 24-hour Schedule Begins April 9

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 10, 2007

The extended study area on the first floor of E.S. Bird Library will offer a 24- hour study schedule from April 9 through May 9. The study area will be open continuously from 10 a.m. on Sundays until 10 p.m. on Friday evenings. Saturday hours in April are 10 a.m. Continue Reading →

Belfer Record Sale, April 20-21

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 9, 2007

The Belfer Audio Archive at Syracuse University Library will hold a record sale April 20-21, offering 78s, LPs and 45s, as well as some music scores and music books. The sale will be held in the Belfer lobby on Friday, April 20, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and on Saturday, April Continue Reading →

Bobbi Gwilt selected for 2007 Frye Leadership Institute

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 3, 2007

Bobbi Gwilt, recently appointed Associate University Librarian for Academic Resources at Syracuse University Library, has been selected to participate in the 2007 Frye Leadership Institute. The Frye Institute is a two-week intensive residential program held at Emory University each June and named in honor of Billy E. Frye, former chancellor Continue Reading →

Book Review by Michael Pasqualoni Published in LIBRES

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 3, 2007

Michael Pasqualoni, Instructional Services Librarian, reviews Jeanette Woodward’s “Creating the Customer-Driven Library: Building on the Bookstore Model,” in the March 2007 issue of LIBRES: Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal. http://libres.curtin.edu.au/libres17n1/index.htm

Jill Hurst-Wahl to Discuss Libraries and Second Life at April 10 lecture

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 3, 2007

Information consultant and IST adjunct instructor Jill Hurst-Wahl, will give a talk on Libraries & Librarians in Second Life, on Tuesday, April 10 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the first floor of E.S.Bird Library. Second Life is a 3-D online digital world that Continue Reading →

Sue Miller Nominated for Phi Beta Delta Membership

By Pamela McLaughlin | April 3, 2007

Sue Miller, Instructional Services Specialist in Syracuse University Library, has been nominated for membership in the Phi Beta Delta honor society by Dr. Patricia Burak, Director of the Slutzker Center for International Services. As described on its web site, Phi Beta Delta “honors those who serve internationalism – the idea Continue Reading →