• Library website downtime — midnight to 7 a.m. on Sunday, March 13

    March 9, 2011
    SU Library’s main web site library.syr.edu will be unavailable on Sunday, March 13 from midnight to 7:00 a.m. while technical staff perform system updates. During the outage, anyone attempting to connect to the site will receive an error message that the page or site could not be found. All other resources and systems (catalog, ...

  • Visual History Archive downtime on Thursday, March 10

    March 9, 2011
    The Visual History Archive, a collection of filmed and digitized testimonies from Holocaust survivors, will be unavailable on Thursday, March 10 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. During this time, technical staff will prepare the system for a future migration and increased storage capacity for the video files.

  • Library launches Sound Beat, new public radio module

    March 1, 2011
    90-second public radio module that highlights recordings from the Belfer Audio Archive

  • Library now offers technology-equipped study rooms

    February 9, 2011
    Six newly designated “Team Rooms,” located on the 3rd and 4th floors of Bird Library, are available for group work or projects requiring the use of technology. Team Rooms with Technology can be used for presentation practice, web conferencing, and other group project work. Each room is equipped with a large LCD screen, desktop PC, and ...

  • Syracuse University Library receives grant from the Dana Foundation to process William Safire papers

    February 4, 2011
    Syracuse University Library has received a grant of $86,000 from the Dana Foundation to process recently acquired personal papers of the late William Safire. Safire, the Pulitzer prize- winning political columnist for the New York Times and former Nixon speechwriter, passed away in 2009. This grant will enable the Library to hire a full-time, professional ...

  • Syracuse University receives $143,100 grant to process Grove Press archive

    January 6, 2011
    CLIR has awarded a $143,100 grant to Syracuse University to support the processing of the archive of avant-garde publisher, Grove Press, housed in Syracuse University Library's Special Collections Research Center.

  • Syracuse University awarded $505,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

    December 21, 2010
    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $505,000 to Syracuse University to support the positions of director and sound archivist for the Library's Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive.

  • Syracuse University Press books now available on Google eBooks

    December 14, 2010
    Syracuse University Press has announced the release of more than 300 titles on Google eBooks. Google launched its long-awaited Google eBooks on December 6, which includes a redesigned Google Books page that features a store where consumers can find and buy ebooks and a research option for those who wish to search and use the ...

  • Announcing SU’s Mobile Library: Anytime, Anywhere Access

    December 2, 2010
    Syracuse University Library is pleased to announce the launch of its mobile web site. Optimized for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry smart phones, the site can be accessed at http://m.library.syr.edu.

  • Library offers new large format printing option

    November 9, 2010
    Those needing poster-size printing on campus have a new option available in Bird Library’s Learning Commons. A new color plotter (HP DesignJet Z6100PS) unveiled this week prints documents up to 36″ wide. Printing to the plotter is available from all Windows-based public workstations in the Learning Commons (lower level, 1st and 2nd floors of Bird ...