• “The Republic of Innovation” Global Entrepreneurship Week Events

    November 6, 2019
    The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad) is celebrating “The Republic of Innovation” Global Entrepreneurship Week November 11 – 15, 2019.  Many of the week’s activities are being sponsored by Todd B. Rubin ’04 (School of Architecture), Minister of Evolution and President of The Republic of Tea, through the Rubin Family Foundation. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) started ...

  • Petrina Jackson Featured as Keynote Speaker at Society of Georgia Archivists

    October 31, 2019
    Petrina Jackson, Director of Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center, gave the keynote address at the Society of Georgia Archivists (SGA) conference on October 17, 2019 in Augusta, GA. The conference theme was Strong Roots, Stronger Branches: SGA at 50. In her keynote address, Jackson explored how her family’s stories have helped to shape her identity and perspective and how that ...

  • New Biblio Gallery Exhibit: Edenic Island, 2019

    October 31, 2019
    On the 4th Floor of Bird Library, this collection of images from artist Charlotte Howard is on display from November 1 through November 17.

  • PAANI and EcoBamboo Living Take Prizes at ‘Cuse Tank

    October 21, 2019
    Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad) awarded the following teams prizes at this year’s ‘Cuse Tank entrepreneurial competition, held on Friday, October 18 at Bird Library: James Bason, judge, with PAANI first place winners Brianna Howard (Falk), Nikita Chatterjee (A&S), and Jacob Sardino. 1st Place winner – Nikita Chatterjee (Arts & Sciences) representing PAANI won $7,000. PAANI provides ...

  • University Archives to Host Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Open Archives

    October 17, 2019
    To commemorate Remembrance Week 2019, Syracuse University Libraries Special Collections Research Center will host two Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Open Archives sessions on Thursday, October 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. and Friday, October 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. Vanessa St. Oegger-Menn, Assistant University Archivist and Pan Am 103 Archivist, will have ...

  • Lydia Wasylenko, Librarian, and Barry L. Wells Honored with SOURCE Awards

    October 11, 2019
    Syracuse University’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (SOURCE) presented Syracuse University librarian Lydia Wasylenko with a SOURCE Award named in her honor at a small reception held at SOURCE’s office at 238 Bird Library on Friday, September 27, 2019. The award was presented by Cathryn Newton, Senior Advisor to the Chancellor and Provost ...

  • Wordgathering, a Digital Open Access Journal of Work from Disabled Writers, Transitions to Publication at Syracuse University

    October 11, 2019
    Syracuse University’s Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) and Syracuse University Libraries will be assuming publication in December 2019 of the digital open access journal and website, Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature.  Diane R. Wiener, Research Professor and Associate Director of BBI’s Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach, will take over as Editor-in-Chief from ...

  • Special Collections Research Center Opens Papers of Dr. Thomas Szasz, Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical Center

    October 4, 2019
    Syracuse University Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is pleased to announce the opening of the Thomas Szasz Papers.  At nearly 200 linear feet, the collection represents the culmination of several years’ work by SCRC staff, including surveying, analysis, organization, rehousing, and documentation and description of the correspondence, writings, photographs, posters, awards, and memorabilia of the ...

  • New Biblio Gallery Exhibit: Master Copy Drawings

    October 3, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries’ new Biblio Gallery Exhibit on the 4th Floor of Bird Library, titled “Master Copy Drawings,” is on display from October 1 through November 1, 2019. Master drawings are records of the artist’s creative process. Master copies are considered an essential form of practice for the beginning drawing student, since it facilitates the ...

  • Office Hours with Librarian for School of Information Studies

    October 1, 2019
    Brenna Helmstutler, Librarian for the School of Information Studies, will hold office hours fall 2019 semester on Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the iCafe at Hinds. Those interested in library resources for projects, citations management tools, research reputation tools, or reference consultations are encouraged to drop by or schedule an appointment with ...