• Construction Outside Bird Library

    July 14, 2021

    Syracuse University is doing construction outside of Bird Library’s Waverly Avenue entrance/exit beginning on July 15. Effective immediately, everyone is asked to use the University Place entrance and exit from the Einhorn Family walk. The project should be complete by the beginning of the fall 2021 semester. The Libraries’ Book Drop outside of Bird Library ...

  • Libraries Announces Several Promotions

    July 9, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries announces several promotions effective July 1, 2021: Courtney Asztalos, Plastics and Historical Artifacts Curator, Special Collections Research Center was promoted from assistant librarian to senior assistant librarian. Laura Benjamin, Access Services Librarian, Access & Resource Sharing, was promoted from assistant librarian to senior assistant librarian. Giovanna Colosi, Lead Librarian for Subject Instruction and Librarian for ...

  • Libraries Reopen to Visitors

    June 21, 2021

    In alignment with New York State and Syracuse University lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, Syracuse University Libraries has reopened to the public effective immediately. All visitor and capacity restrictions have been lifted in the Libraries. In accordance with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unvaccinated individuals must also continue to maintain 6 feet of ...

  • Libraries Launches Biblio Gallery Online

    June 7, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries recently launched an online version of its Biblio Gallery.  The Biblio Gallery, set up on the fourth floor of Bird Library, was created in 2007 as a student exhibition and study space. S. Ann Skiold, Art Librarian has been curating the gallery since 2009 and has hosted numerous solo and group exhibits. ...

  • Spring 2021 Issue of Wordgathering, a Digital Open Access Journal of Work from Disabled Writers and Artists, Now Live

    May 3, 2021

    Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature Spring 2021 issue is now live via Wordgathering’s website. The 57th issue of this quarterly digital, open access journal is made possible by generous support from Syracuse University’s Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach  at the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI), headquartered in the College of Law, and ...

  • Libraries Now Offering Contactless Pickup Via Lockers

    April 23, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries is now offering another option for contactless pickup via newly installed automatic lockers.  Anyone with a valid SU or SUNY-ESF ID can borrow items and indicate whether they want to use the contactless Bird Library Locker pickup option. The new lockers are located immediately inside the Waverly Street entrance.  Other options for ...

  • Libraries and American Chemical Society Sign Innovative ‘Read and Publish’ Open Access Agreement

    April 22, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries and the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) recently signed an innovative ‘read and publish’ open access agreement that will expand the reach of Syracuse University researchers’ scientific contributions. Open access provides students, faculty, and researchers with scholarly work that is published, online, free of charge, and free of most ...

  • Libraries Announce 2021 Student Employee Awards

    April 22, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries recognized their student employees with a virtual celebration on April 22. Annually, the Libraries employs over 150 students, both customer-facing and behind the-scenes, who help keep the Libraries running. Each year supervisors are asked to nominate student employees who have demonstrated dedicated service over time and significant contributions which have made a ...

  • Lorenza D’Angelo Recipient of 2021 Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award

    April 20, 2021

    Lorenza D’Angelo, a graduate student from the Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), was selected as the 2021 winner of the prestigious Mary Hatch Marshall Essay Award for her piece titled “Emotional Experience and the Senses.” A&S and the Syracuse University Library Associates will host a virtual award event and ...

  • 2021 Brodsky Series for the Advancement of Library Conservation Lecture to Feature Digital Archivist Monique Lassere

    April 20, 2021

    Monique Lassere, Digital Archivist at Houghton Library, Harvard University, will present at Syracuse University Libraries’ annual Brodsky Series for the Advancement of Library Conservation. Lassere’s virtual lecture, titled Translating Bits: Maintaining (Born-)Digital Heritage, will be held via Zoom on Monday, May 3 from 1:00-2:00 pm EST. The lecture will discuss born-digital preservation, a nascent but ...