• Russell Silverstein Appointed Director of Library Information Technology Services

    November 23, 2021

    Russell Silverstein ’01 was appointed director of Information Technology Services effective November 16, 2021. Silverstein has been serving as interim director since mid-August. Library Information Technology Services is responsible for the technological, software and infrastructure required for teaching, learning, research and behind the scenes management of the Libraries print assets and digital resources. Silverstein has been ...

  • Call for Applications for 2022-2023 Alexander N. Charters Adult Education Grants-In-Aid Program

    November 19, 2021

    The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Syracuse University Libraries is accepting applications now through January 14, 2022, for the Alexander N. Charters Adult Education Grants-in-Aid program. The grant, up to $5,000 depending on the proposal, is awarded to scholars or practitioners doing research using SCRC’s adult education collections. Alexander N. Charters (1916-2018) was an internationally ...

  • Biblio Gallery Call for Submissions

    November 17, 2021

    The Libraries is now accepting artist exhibition proposals for the Bird Library Biblio Gallery, located on the 4th floor and online. All Syracuse University undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply. Proposals must be submitted through the Biblio Gallery Submission Form and are reviewed and accepted on a continuous and rotating basis. The gallery space contributes ...

  • Libraries, Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and iSchool Create Resource Library

    November 4, 2021

    The Digital Library Program at Syracuse University Libraries, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), and the School of Information Studies (iSchool) are proud to have launched the Center of Excellence Resource Library (COERL), a digital repository of IVMF research publications on entrepreneurship and selected external content. COERL is the first live site of ...

  • SU Press and Institute for Veterans and Military Families Announces 2021 Veterans Writing Award Winner

    November 1, 2021

    Syracuse University Press announces that Brian O’Hare’s short story collection Something Hidden is the winner of the 2021 Veterans Writing Award. Brian O’Hare is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and former U.S. Marine Corps officer. Currently, he’s an award-winning writer and filmmaker living in Los Angeles. His work has appeared in War, Literature ...

  • SU Press Celebrates University Press Week

    November 1, 2021

    The Syracuse University Press is celebrating the 10th annual University Press Week from November 8 – 12. In honor of University Press Week (UP Week), the Libraries will host a display featuring books from Syracuse University Press. SU Press is also offering a 50% off list price discount on books ordered at press.syr.edu using code 05KeepUP through December ...

  • Bird Library Sets Up Little Free Bookshelf

    October 22, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries has recently set up a bookshelf in Bird Library, next to Pages Café, where the campus community can both donate and take free books for pleasure reading. Based on  student feedback, the “Little Free Bird” bookshelf is available for anyone to take a book and/or leave a book for leisure reading. Textbooks ...

  • Orange Central Return to Jabberwocky Panelist Discussion

    October 15, 2021

    As part of Syracuse University’s Orange Central alumni weekend, Syracuse University Libraries, the College of Visual and Performing Arts, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and WAER will be hosting an event titled “Return to Jabberwocky” on Saturday, October 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the lower level of Bird Library. The Jab, as ...

  • LaunchPad Announces 2021 ’Cuse Tank Winners

    October 12, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad (LaunchPad) hosted  its annual ’Cuse Tank entrepreneurial competition on Friday, October 8 at Bird Library. Twenty-four student teams from various schools and colleges across campus competed in a “Shark-Tank” style business pitch in front of a panel of judges consisting of Syracuse University parents and successful entrepreneurs. Families were invited ...

  • Special Collections Research Center’s Newest Exhibition: “Explore and Connect”

    October 11, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center’s (SCRC) newest exhibition, “Explore and Connect: Selections from the Special Collections Research Center,” spotlights a curated selection of rare and archival materials which offer a small window into the possibilities that abound within the world of archival research. The primary sources represented in this exhibit span over 4,000 ...