• Syracuse University Press Participates in Upstate Publishing Summit

    September 11, 2019

    Several employees from Syracuse University Press participated in the Upstate Publishing Summit held on August 28, 2019 at the University of Rochester. Participation included:  ·         Deborah Manion, acquisitions editor at Syracuse University Press, co-moderated the session “Upstate spaces: presses, universities, local communities” ·         Mona Hamlin, marketing research analyst at Syracuse University Press, was a panelist in the ...

  • Special Collections Research Center Acquires Several Notable Collections

    September 4, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) acquired several notable collections over the past fiscal year (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019). With these new acquisitions, the SCRC now has 77,956 linear feet in its total collections.  New acquisitions include: Josef Albers, Interaction of Color, New Haven, 1963. The Interaction of Color by Josef Albers ...

  • Syracuse University Libraries Signs Preservation Steward Agreement With U.S. Government Publishing Office

    August 20, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to become a Preservation Steward. Under this agreement, Syracuse University Libraries has pledged to permanently preserve print collections of the U.S. Statutes at Large, including both preventive maintenance and conservation treatments. Syracuse University Libraries is one of four geographically ...

  • Sound Beat Access Audio Chronicles to Release “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”

    August 16, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries will be releasing its first audiobook titled “You Don’t Surrender: Journal and Memoirs from Don Waful, a World War II P.O.W.”  in October 2019.  This original audio content was produced by Sound Beat: Access Audio Chronicles, which creates audio projects that highlight iconic Syracuse University community members. Don Waful, who received his ...

  • ParaHuman Book Display in Bird Library

    August 1, 2019

    Check out the Learning Common’s newest exhibit on the 1st Floor of Bird Library: “ParaHuman Books.” The second display in a three-part series, the selection of books illustrates examples of bizarre human conditions, such as clairvoyance, communication with the dead, out-of-body travel, telekinesis, and possession by the devil. Mainstream fascination with extraordinary powers of the ...

  • Alert: Libraries Phishing Email Circulating

    August 1, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries has been notified of a phishing email that is circulating to some individuals with an @syr.edu email address asking users to update their NetID library account or risk losing access to online services. This “Library Notice” email is part of a credential harvester scam and should be ignored and deleted immediately. Do ...

  • Libraries Hosting International Student Check-In

    July 31, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to again welcome Syracuse University international students to campus beginning August 5 through August 21, 2019. International student check-in will be taking place in the Quiet Reading Room on the lower level of Bird Library. While the Quiet Reading Room is being used for check-in, it will not be available ...

  • 150 Years of Tradition Showcased at Syracuse University Exhibition

    July 19, 2019

      In celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial, Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) will open an exhibition on the sixth floor of Bird Library from Sept. 5 through spring 2020 titled “150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University.” Curated by University Archivist Meg Mason, the exhibition commemorates the University’s founding through a selection of ...

  • Stephanie McReynolds, Associate Librarian, Selected for Association of Research Libraries’ Visiting Program Officer Project

    July 16, 2019

    Stephanie McReynolds, associate librarian for business, management and entrepreneurship at Syracuse University Libraries, has been selected as one of five Association of Research Libraries’ (ARL) Visiting Program Officers to advance the Research Library Impact Framework initiative, beginning July 1, 2019. The Research Library Impact Framework initiative explores library services, operations, impact, and alignment with institutional ...

  • Libraries Awarded Collaborative Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant

    July 10, 2019

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded an $82,688 grant to the University of Rochester, Colgate University, Cornell University, and Syracuse University to plan and pilot a skill-sharing program. The grant is part of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program, which supports developing a diverse workforce of library and archives professionals to ...