• Exhibit on Haitian writer and artist, Frankétienne in Bird Library, March 25-31

    March 20, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to help welcome the Haitian writer and artist, Frankétienne, to campus. An exhibition of manuscripts and typewriting, first editions, pictures, and posters by or on this important artist and writer will be on display near the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (PGSC) on the first floor of Bird Library from Monday, March ...

  • SU Libraries and Partners Hosted Living Library Event April 2

    March 20, 2019

    The Syracuse University Libraries hosted a Living Library event on Tuesday, April 2 from noon to 5 p.m. in Bird Library. During this event, “living books” representing a wide range of cultural backgrounds and life experience shared their stories in conversation with individual “readers.” Based on previous popular Human Library events, the Living Library is ...

  • New Director of Special Collections Research Center Joins Libraries

    February 27, 2019

    Petrina Jackson is Syracuse University Libraries’ new Director of the Special Collections Research Center, effective June 3, 2019.  She comes to the SU Libraries from Iowa State University, where she was Head of Special Collections and University Archives since 2016, and before that was Head of Instruction and Outreach at the University of Virginia’s Albert ...

  • Display your work in the Biblio Gallery

    August 23, 2018

    The Biblio Gallery on the fourth floor of Bird Library offers students a unique venue for exhibiting their creative work to a wider audience.

  • Check out the Libraries’ Welcome Fest on August 30!

    August 23, 2018

    The event will feature resources and services the Libraries provide to support teaching, learning, and research across campus, as well as games, prizes, snacks, a photo booth, therapy dogs, and visits from Otto.

  • Small Press Reading Series, Fear No Lit Writing Workshop

    August 21, 2018

    Syracuse University Libraries and Colgate University Libraries have teamed up to present this fall’s installment of the Small Press Reading Series on Monday, September 24.

  • In Memoriam: Alexander N. Charters (1916–2018)

    August 21, 2018

    Alexander N. Charters (1916-2018) passed away on August 7th in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania at the age of 101.

  • Classic Catalog changes

    August 13, 2018

    On Tuesday morning, August 14, the URL address for the Classic Catalog changed to catalog.syr.edu.

  • Syracuse University Libraries statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion

    May 11, 2018

    Dean of Libraries and University Librarian David Seaman has issued a statement on diversity and inclusion from the University Libraries.

  • Libraries’ study room bookings move online

    January 16, 2018

    Online booking system now available for reserving study rooms in Bird and Carnegie Libraries.