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 →

Luz Perez is spring 2018 Blackstone LaunchPad Engagement Scholar

By Pamela McLaughlin | February 5, 2018

Luz Perez (’20), a triple major in Entrepreneurship, Accounting, and Citizenship and Civic Engagement, is this spring’s Blackstone Launchpad engagement scholar at Syracuse University. Continue Reading →

Potential Additions to the Principal Collections

By Julie Sharkey | February 2, 2018

Syracuse University Libraries welcomes feedback about the following resources for which we currently have trial access. Continue Reading →

Mendeley workshops on Wednesday, February 21

By Julie Sharkey | January 31, 2018

Do you want to learn more about organizing your citations and PDFs in the research process? Please join the Syracuse University Libraries on Wednesday, February 21 for a Mendeley workshop. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others Continue Reading →

In the Biblio Gallery: Abigail Latham

By Julie Sharkey | January 30, 2018

An oil on canvas exhibit entitled “Catastrophes in Motion” by Abigail Latham is currently on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. Continue Reading →

Speed dating the research experts

By Julie Sharkey | January 25, 2018

Need help navigating the research process for your proposal, article, thesis, or dissertation? Come speed date with the research experts on Thursday, February 1 from 6-8 p.m. at the Inn Complete. Continue Reading →

“StoryCorps” to feature SU alumna Dr. Sharon Brangman

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 25, 2018

Syracuse University alumna Dr. Sharon Brangman ‘77 and her daughter Dr. Jenna Lester are featured in a StoryCorps interview, to be broadcast on NPR’s Morning Edition on Friday, January 26 at 6:20 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. EST. Continue Reading →

Student venture Ravle advances to semi-final round of Student Startup Madness

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 23, 2018

Student startup Ravle, founded by Syracuse University students Tay Lotte ’19 and Kevin Rieck ’19 will advance to the semi-final round of the 2017-2018 Student Startup Madness Tournament at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Continue Reading →

Libraries’ study room bookings move online

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 16, 2018

Online booking system now available for reserving study rooms in Bird and Carnegie Libraries. Continue Reading →

Directing “Next to Normal” with Bob Hupp

By Julie Sharkey | January 16, 2018

Join Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Bob Hupp on Tuesday, January 30 at 5 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library to explore how he’s directing the current production of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical drama “Next to Normal.” Continue Reading →

Venture for America is looking for student entrepreneurs

By Pamela McLaughlin | January 16, 2018

Venture for America (VFA) is accepting applications from students who expect to graduate in May 2018 for its upcoming fellowship program. VFA is a two-year fellowship program for recent grads who want to work at a startup and create jobs in American cities. The deadline to apply for the upcoming Continue Reading →