• 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 ...

  • Carnegie Library Stacks Remain Closed, New Periodicals Available at Bird Library

    October 8, 2021

    The book stacks at Carnegie Library, located on the Shaw Quadrangle, remain  closed due to unexpected repair work needed. Therefore, all new print periodicals that would normally be shelved at Carnegie will be available at Bird Library. This includes 44 print titles. Out of caution for the safety of Libraries’ employees and users, all access ...

  • Rachel Fox Von Swearingen Assumes Role of Collection Development and Analysis Librarian

    October 4, 2021

    Rachel Fox Von Swearingen has recently assumed the role of Collection Development and Analysis Librarian in the Department of Research and Scholarship at Syracuse University Libraries. Fox Von Swearingen has been with Syracuse University Libraries since 2011, when she was appointed Librarian for Music, Dance and Musical Theater. As a subject librarian, she was responsible ...

  • Special Collections Research Center Contributes to University of Toronto Art Museum Exhibition on Plastics

    September 28, 2021

    Multiple artifacts from Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center’s (SCRC) Plastics Artifact Collection are currently on display in the University of Toronto Art Museum exhibition titled, “Plastic Heart: Surface All the Way Through.” This exhibition, open from September 8 through November 20, 2021,draws on the existing work of the Synthetic Collective, an interdisciplinary collaboration ...

  • Libraries Award Grants for 2022-2023 Faculty Fellows

    September 23, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) has awarded two Faculty Fellows grants for the 2022-2023 academic year. Sarah Fuchs, Assistant Professor of Music History and Cultures in the Department of Art & Music Histories (College of Arts and Sciences), and Doug Dubois, Associate Professor in the Department of Transmedia (College of Visual and ...