• LaunchPad Student Teams Sweep Award Competitions, Winning Nearly $80,000 in Fall 2019

    December 6, 2019
    Numerous student startup teams from the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars in Bird Library (LaunchPad) have won business competitions and prizes totaling $79,500 this past fall 2019. The LaunchPad is Syracuse University’s innovation hub, connecting the entire University’s resource-rich ecosystem with a global net­work that provides support for aspiring innovators, entrepreneurs, inventors, and creators. “The LaunchPad remains a library service supporting all ...

  • Graduate Student Event Series Spring 2020

    November 26, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries, with funding from the Graduate Student Organization, is hosting a series of events for graduate students in the spring 2020 semester at Bird Library. Registration is required for each workshop. Speed Dating the Research Experts: Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Room 550 Meet with SU librarians and campus research experts who can help you navigate your graduate ...

  • Donate Food to Reduce Your Libraries Fines

    November 26, 2019
    In the spirit of the holidays, Syracuse University Libraries will participate in “Food for Fines” between Monday, December 2 and Friday, December 13. Patrons with overdue circulation fines can reduce their fines by $1 for each healthy, nonperishable food item donated. Donations will be accepted at the circulation desks of participating libraries: Bird, Carnegie, Law, ...

  • Libraries to Host BREATHE De-stress Event December 3 and 4

    November 22, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries is again hosting an end-of-semester BREATHE De-Stress event on Tuesday, December 3 and Wednesday, December 4 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in Peter Graham Scholarly Commons Room 114 in Bird Library. Sponsored in partnership with the Barnes Center at The Arch Health Promotion, BREATHE activities help students relax and unwind as they ...

  • King+King Architecture Library to Close During Winter Break

    November 22, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries’ King+King Architecture Library, located on the 3rd floor of Slocum Hall, will be closing from December 14 through January 7 for the installation of new carpeting. New carpet will be installed throughout the Library, including the Scholarly Reading Room 304, the Reference/Reserve and Checkout Room 302, and the Seminar Room 301. The King+King Architecture Library serves the needs ...

  • A Message from Syracuse University Libraries

    November 20, 2019
    Syracuse University continues to experience incidents of racism, vandalism, and hate speech targeting Black, Asian, and Jewish communities. All of the Libraries staff are united in a shared sense of disgust, disappointment, distress and anger regarding these actions and comments. We strive to make our Libraries safe and welcoming places on campus every day, and ...

  • New Biblio Gallery Exhibit: Newhouse, iSchool Partner on Data-Driven Art Exhibit “Democracy in the Digital Age”

    November 19, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries’ new Biblio Gallery Exhibit on the 4th Floor of Bird Library  was created by students from S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the School of Information Studies and is titled “Democracy in the Digital Age: Does It Exist?” It is a data-driven art exhibit funded by a CUSE Grant. The exhibit, ...

  • SU Libraries’ Fine Forgiveness for Veterans and Military Members

    November 11, 2019
    In honor of Veteran’s Month, Syracuse University Libraries will forgive all veteran and active military service member Libraries’ fines up to $25 for the month of November. To participate, veterans and current members of the U.S. military must present their valid military identification to receive a one-time waiver of library fines. Additional Veteran’s Month activities at the Libraries include: A collection ...

  • Professor Sumathi Ramaswamy to Lecture on Mahatma Gandhi as an Artist of Non-Violence

    November 8, 2019
    Dr. Sumathi Ramaswamy, an internationally recognized historian who chairs the history department and teaches at Duke University, is currently working on a book about Mahatma Gandhi. She will be utilizing the primary research materials on Gandhi available through Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). While at Syracuse University, she will provide a public ...

  • Todd B. Rubin ’04 to Kick-Off “The Republic of Innovation” Global Entrepreneurship Week

    November 6, 2019
    Todd B. Rubin ’04 (School of Architecture), Minister of Evolution and President of The Republic of Tea, is sponsoring Syracuse University’s 2019 celebration of “The Republic of Innovation” Global Entrepreneurship Week from November 11 – 15, 2019.  Through the Rubin Family Foundation, Todd B. Rubin established a grant for the 2019-2020 academic year for five Rubin Family Innovation Mentors at Blackstone ...