• Todd B. Rubin ’04 Joins Libraries Advisory Board

    December 17, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to announce that Todd B. Rubin ’04 has recently joined the Libraries Advisory Board. Todd serves as the Minister of Evolution (President) for The Republic of Tea, founded in 1992 as a premium tea company dedicated to enriching people’s lives through great-tasting premium teas and herbs, education, and innovation. Since joining the ...

  • Winter Intersession 2020 Hours

    December 7, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ intersession hours, from December 9, 2020 through Friday, January 23, 2021, are as follows: Bird Library will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Faculty, staff, and students with a valid Syracuse University or SUNY-ESF ID will be able to enter the building through the Waverly Street entrance. Users will ...

  • Tarida Anantachai and Suzanne Preate Receive Libraries 2020 Distinguished Service Award

    December 4, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries honored two outstanding staff members, Tarida Anantachai and Suzanne Preate, with the 2020 Distinguished Service Award at its annual “State of the Libraries” meeting, held virtually on December 1, 2020. The award is a 30-year tradition recognizes Libraries staff who have made a significant contribution to the Syracuse University community and Libraries. ...

  • Libraries offer Workshop and Online Collections for Teaching with Primary Sources

    November 30, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries is hosting an online workshop for instructors, faculty, and educators interested in developing undergraduate course content using primary source archival collections. The workshop, organized in collaboration with Adam Matthew Digital, will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020, from 11am-12pm. The workshop session will demonstrate real-life assignments and blended learning examples developed at ...

  • Effective November 12, Libraries Buildings Closed to All Students

    November 18, 2020

    In accordance with Syracuse University’s pause effective November 12, the Libraries buildings will be closed to all undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty and staff will be able to access Bird Library only, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., until further notice. Carnegie Library and King+King Architecture Library will be closed. Note that in ...

  • Love Browsing Library Shelves? Do It Virtually at SU Libraries

    November 18, 2020

    With Libraries buildings closed or on reduced hours, the opportunity for users to find materials serendipitously by browsing our physical shelves is more limited than usual, and this is still a favorite way for some users of the print collections to locate just the right material.  While it may not replace all the pleasures of ...

  • “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, World War II P.O.W.” Audiobook Now Available

    November 9, 2020

    Sound Beat: Access Audio, part of the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries, has recently released the long-anticipated audiobook of Don Waful ’37, G’39 titled “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.” on the Sound Beat: Access Audio website. This two-hour production provides remarkable insight into the ...

  • Elias Savada Provides Gift for Sound Digitization

    November 6, 2020

    Elias Savada, Director of the Motion Picture Information Service, is gifting Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) with a three-year cash donation for sound digitization and preservation. Savada is the son of the late Morton Savada, who was proprietor of the Manhattan record store Records Revisited. The Savada family donated the complete inventory of ...

  • Libraries and Residence Hall Association Collaborate on Orange Quest

    October 30, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries and the Residence Hall Association (RHA) are collaborating on an interactive virtual treasure hunt, called Orange Quest, for students living on-campus at Syracuse University. Orange Quest will kickoff on November 5 and run through Saturday, November 14 at midnight. Registration is required, preferably by November 4, but anytime during the Quest. Orange Quest ...

  • New Special Collections Research Center Exhibit: ‘Provisions for Your Research Journey’

    October 29, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) announces a new exhibition located in the Plastics Pioneers Reading Room on the 6th floor of Bird Library. The exhibition, entitled ‘Survival Kit: Provisions for Your Research Journey’,  is on display now throughout 2021. It utilizes a selection of artifacts, documents, and photographs from the Edwin F. ...