• Libraries Commemorates Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month

    September 16, 2019
      In commemoration of Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), the Syracuse University Libraries, in collaboration with La Casita Cultural Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, is proud to share a display titled “Selections from Juan Cruz: A Retrospective.” The exhibit features works on loan by Juan Cruz ’95, Syracuse-based artist and Syracuse University ...

  • Bird Library Hosting Homo-Symbiosis Architectural Installation

    September 12, 2019
    Two students from the School of Architecture, Benson Joseph ’20 and Parinda Pin Sangkaeo (Pin) ‘22, have created and installed an original display titled “Homo-Symbiosis” on the first floor of Bird Library.  It will be on display in the Learning Commons near the computer cluster through November 2. The students have independently collaborated on several works ...

  • Libraries to Host The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp

    September 11, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries is hosting The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp Central New York (CNY) on October 25, 2019 in Bird Library. Camps are free to attend, user-generated, informal conference programs for anyone interested in the humanities or technology at any skill level. The program and agenda is not set in advance, but rather is ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...