• 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 ...

  • 2020 SCRC Faculty Fellows Program Now Accepting Proposals

    February 5, 2020

    The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries (SCRC) 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. The SCRC Faculty Fellows Program supports innovative curriculum development and fosters new ideas about how to transform the role of special collections in ...

  • Mini-Seminar with Professor and Associate Dean Carol Faulkner

    February 4, 2020

    Carol Faulkner, Professor of History and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, will lead a mini seminar in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), 6th Floor, Bird Library, on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Faulkner will be discussing her recent book Unfaithful: Love, Adultery, ...

  • Libraries Seeks Feedback on E-Resource Trials

    February 3, 2020

    As part of its assessment-based and proactive approach to building collections, Syracuse University Libraries seeks feedback on new electronic resources through February 2020 for possible inclusion in its collections. On-campus users are asked to visit the resource trials guide, explore the resources under consideration, and provide feedback via the embedded form on that guide page. Any insight on how well the proposed ...

  • New 150th Anniversary Exhibit: Milestones of SU Libraries

    January 31, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ is featuring a new sesquicentennial exhibit of milestones of SU Libraries titled “Let the reader emerge!” on the first floor of Bird Library from February 3 until mid-May. A smaller collection of materials is also on display in the lobby of Carnegie Library. It was curated by Sebastian Modrow, curator of Rare ...

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Book Display Curated by iSchool Student

    January 30, 2020

    Gigi (Grace) Swinnerton, a first-year graduate student at the School of Information Studies and a Syracuse University Libraries employee, curated a book display on the first floor of Bird Library inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Swinnerton is the first student employee to curate a book display, which runs from January 20 through early ...

  • SU startup, CLLCTVE, selected by LaunchPad Lift Cohort Program

    January 29, 2020

    Kelsey Davis ’19 (Newhouse) G’20 (Whitman) and CLLCTVE, a team of student entrepreneurs from Syracuse University, havebeen selected to participate in the spring 2020 cohort of LaunchPad Lift.  The program takes ten college student business ventures from the U.S. and Ireland to the next level by providing a $10,000 grant, dedicated mentoring, peer networking, and critical education on advanced startup ...

  • New Biblio Gallery Exhibit: Isle of Brendan

    January 27, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ new Biblio Gallery Exhibit on the 4th Floor of Bird Library is a cartography piece titled “Isle of Brendan” by Eric M. Warren, a fourth-year student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. His exhibit runs from January 27, 2020 through mid-March. “Taking inspiration from the microcosms that surround us in the ...

  • Business, Management and Entrepreneurship Librarian Office Hours

    January 27, 2020

    UPDATED 3/17/20: IN PERSON OFFICE HOURS CANCELED Stephanie JH McReynolds, librarian for business, management and entrepreneurship, will hold office hours spring 2020 semester through April 24, 2020 as follows (excluding the week of March 16): Wednesdays, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Whitman School of Management, first floor near the main entrance Thursdays, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm ...