• 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 ...

  • 2022 SCRC Faculty Fellows Program Call for Proposals

    April 12, 2021

    The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries is now accepting proposals for two Faculty Fellows who would like to provide students with an opportunity to handle, analyze, and interpret SCRC’s primary source materials in their classes. Proposal applications for the development or revision of a 3-credit course to be taught in the Fall ...

  • Libraries Receive Two Access and Digitization Grants

    April 12, 2021

    Cross-campus collaborations led by Syracuse University Libraries’ Digital Library Program has resulted in two Central New York Library Resources Council (CLRC) access and digitization grants. One grant is for $1,000 to create metadata for 200 objects from the collection of La Casita Cultural Center, and the other grant is for $5,000 to digitize and transcribe ...

  • SU Libraries Collections Review, 2020-2021

    April 9, 2021

    Overview SU Libraries, as well as other University units, received a reduced budget for 2020-2021. Reductions were therefore implemented across all areas of the Libraries’ budget, including collections. Since the collections budget is such a significant portion of the Libraries’ overall budget (over 40%), it was not possible for it to be exempted. As a result, Libraries’ ...

  • Syracuse Hosting Hult Prize Regional Impact Competition

    April 7, 2021

    On Friday, April 9, Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars will virtually host approximately three dozen teams from 19 countries and all five continents for the prestigious Hult Prize Regional Impact Summit competition. This year’s Hult Prize 2021 Challenge is centered around the theme “Food for Good.” Hult Prize Impact Summits are hosted in ...