• Special Collections Research Center Reflects on Sesquicentennial

    March 2, 2020

    UPDATED 3/17/20: EVENT POSTPONED Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) will honor Syracuse University’s founding 150 years ago on March 24, also known as National Orange Day, with special exhibition tours and a pop-up exhibit.  Visitors of Bird Library on March 24 can experience five different University history exhibitions: 150 Years of Syracuse University in Maps ...

  • Libraries Provide Access to E-book Package from JSTOR

    February 28, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries has acquired access to more than 45,000 e-book titles, copyright year 2017 and earlier, hosted on the JSTOR platform as part of an e-resource collections pilot. The JSTOR e-book package contains titles from many major university presses, including Harvard, Yale, University of California, University of Michigan, and Princeton, as well as other academic publishers in the social sciences, arts, humanities, ...

  • Love Your Libraries Sticker Contest with AirPods Prize

    February 28, 2020

    UPDATED 3/17/20: CONTEST POSTPONED Syracuse University Libraries is sponsoring a “love your Libraries” sticker contest. Students, faculty and staff are invited to submit original design entries for a Syracuse University Libraries sticker no larger than 4” x 4”. Original designs should be submitted as PDF file to libcom@syr.edu between March 1 and March 30. Designs can ...

  • Anne Rauh Promoted to Head of Collections and Research Services

    February 24, 2020

    Anne E. Rauh was recently promoted to head of Collections and Research Services at Syracuse University Libraries, after serving in the role in an interim basis since April 2019.  In this position, Rauh reports to the Associate Dean for Research Excellence, Scott Warren. As head of Collections and Research Services, Anne Rauh leads the Libraries’ department responsible for providing research services, collection ...

  • 150 Years of Tradition at SU: A Digital Exhibition

    February 20, 2020

    In honor of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial, Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center has released “150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University: A Digital Exhibition.” The online exhibition mirrors the physical exhibition on the sixth floor of Bird Library, Special Collections Research Center, which is on display from September 2019 through June 2020. Both exhibitions ...

  • Black Arts Movement Pop-Up Exhibit

    February 13, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is hosting a special pop-up exhibit on the 6th floor of Bird Library on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm on the Black Arts Movement. It was designed to complement the Humanities Center’s Syracuse Symposium-sponsored lecture, “Black Music and Black Power in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter” by Dr. ...

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

    February 10, 2020

    The winter issue of Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature is now live via Wordgathering’s new website. This is the quarterly journal’s 52nd issue and the first under publication of the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach in Syracuse University’s Burton Blatt Institute (BBI), headquartered in the College of Law, and Syracuse University Libraries. Under the new Editor-in-Chief, Diane R. ...

  • iSchool Librarian Office Hours

    February 10, 2020

    UPDATED 3/17/20: IN-PERSON OFFICE HOURS CANCELED Brenna Helmstutler, librarian for School of Information Studies, will hold office hours spring 2020 semester from February 19 through April 24, 2020 as follows (excluding the week of March 16): Wednesdays, 10:00 am to 11:00 am in Hinds iCafe Thursdays, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm in Hinds iCafe Those interested in research guidance ...

  • Volunteers Needed for SU Libraries’ Living Library Event

    February 7, 2020

    UPDATED 3/16/20: EVENT IS POSTPONED Syracuse University Libraries will host its annual Living Library event on Thursday, April 2 from noon to 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Patrons will have the opportunity to talk to “living books”—volunteers from the broader Syracuse University community representing a variety of cultural backgrounds and life experiences. Living books engage in ...

  • Anna Laganà, Plastics Conservator, Presenting at Annual Brodsky Series for the Advancement of Library Conservation

    February 6, 2020

    UPDATED 3/17/20: EVENT IS POSTPONED Anna Laganà, research specialist in the conservation of plastics at the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), will present at Syracuse University Libraries’ annual Brodsky Series for the Advancement of Library Conservation. Laganà’s lecture, titled “The Conservation of Plastics in Museum Collections: a challenging path,” will be held on Wednesday, March 25 from ...