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 →

First annual Thrive Together Fair to be held on April 15

By Julie Sharkey | April 4, 2017

Syracuse University student organization Thrive at SU and SU’s Student Association invites students, faculty, and the community to attend the campus’ first Thrive Together Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Manley Field House. Continue Reading →

Global New Products Database trial

By Julie Sharkey | April 4, 2017

Trial access to Global New Products Database is available through April 14. Continue Reading →

Syracuse University Press awarded NEH/Mellon Humanities Open Book grant

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 29, 2017

Syracuse University Press will make available 23 titles from its backlist as open access ebooks through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Continue Reading →

Libraries to offer workshops on Qualtrics online survey software

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 29, 2017

Workshop series on using Qualtrics online survey software on April 4. Continue Reading →

Libraries and Partners to Host Annual Human Library Event

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 28, 2017

Join us for the fourth annual Human Library event in Bird Library on April 5 from noon – 4 p.m. Continue Reading →

2017 Compete CNY – iPrize winners announced

By Julie Sharkey | March 28, 2017

Winners have been announced for the 2017 Compete CNY – iPrize competition, held March 24 at Syracuse University. The event was coordinated by the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University and hosted by Syracuse University Libraries. Continue Reading →

Grammy-nominated Afropean duo Les Nubians concert

By Julie Sharkey | March 28, 2017

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the French Colloquium, Les Nubians–an Afropean, Urban, R&B Grammy-nominated duo–will perform a concert on Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. at the Milton Atrium Life Sciences Complex. Continue Reading →

The Engineering History of the Erie Canal: lecture by Dr. Sam Clemence on March 28, 2017

By Pamela McLaughlin | March 20, 2017

Join the Syracuse University Library Associates for a lecture on the Erie Canal by Dr. Sam Clemence, happening on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Continue Reading →

POLITICO Pro trial

By Julie Sharkey | March 20, 2017

Trial access to POLITICO Pro is available through April 6. Continue Reading →

ARR/AIAS/ASO Spring Book Club event

By Julie Sharkey | March 20, 2017

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), Architecture Student Association (ASO) and the Architecture Reading Room present its spring book club event on Thursday, March 30 at 5:15 p.m. in Room 202, Slocum Hall. Continue Reading →