• Children’s Book Drive to Benefit SUNY Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital

    March 9, 2020
    UPDATE 3/17/20: BOOK DRIVE POSTPONED In honor of National Orange Day on March 24 and National Libraries Week beginning April 20, Syracuse University Libraries and the School of Information Studies will be hosting a new children’s book drive to benefit SUNY Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital Family Resource Center. A collection box will be available in Bird ...

  • Two New Librarians Join SU

    March 6, 2020
    Syracuse University Libraries recently appointed two new librarians: Winn Wasson joined as social science librarian, reporting to Anne Rauh, and Chelsea Hoover joined the Libraries as catalog librarian reporting to Robert Cleary. Winn Wasson joined the Department of Research and Scholarship as a liaison librarian for the Maxwell School of Public Citizenship, as well as some social science departments in the ...

  • Jeff Rich ’67 Contributes to LaunchPad Innovation Fund

    March 3, 2020
    Jeffrey Rich ’67, partner at Rich Michaelson Magaliff, LLP and SU Libraries Advisory Board Member, has made a multi-year pledge of $25,000 per year for five years to the Syracuse University Libraries’. The total pledge of $125,000, beginning in spring 2020, will go toward student grants to pursue business startup ventures via the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars, helping students ...

  • Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month in March

    March 3, 2020
    In honor of Women’s History Month in March, Syracuse University Libraries has curated a poster display in Carnegie Library’s Diana entryway from March 2 through 31. The exhibit features eight women innovators in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. All eight posters are illustrated by women artists and were provided courtesy of Nevertheless. The Libraries has also curated a book ...

  • 150th Anniversary Digital Humanities Showcase

    March 2, 2020
    UPDATED 3/17/20: EVENT POSTPONED Syracuse University will present a Digital Humanities Showcase as part of its sesquicentennial celebrations on March 24 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons of Bird Library.  A cross-disciplinary and cross-campus effort, the Showcase will include brief presentations of completed projects and in-process work by students, faculty ...

  • Special Collections Research Center Reflects on Sesquicentennial

    March 2, 2020
    UPDATED 3/17/20: EVENT POSTPONED Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) will honor Syracuse University’s founding 150 years ago on March 24, also known as National Orange Day, with special exhibition tours and a pop-up exhibit.  Visitors of Bird Library on March 24 can experience five different University history exhibitions: 150 Years of Syracuse University in Maps ...

  • Libraries Provide Access to E-book Package from JSTOR

    February 28, 2020
    Syracuse University Libraries has acquired access to more than 45,000 e-book titles, copyright year 2017 and earlier, hosted on the JSTOR platform as part of an e-resource collections pilot. The JSTOR e-book package contains titles from many major university presses, including Harvard, Yale, University of California, University of Michigan, and Princeton, as well as other academic publishers in the social sciences, arts, humanities, ...

  • Love Your Libraries Sticker Contest with AirPods Prize

    February 28, 2020
    UPDATED 3/17/20: CONTEST POSTPONED Syracuse University Libraries is sponsoring a “love your Libraries” sticker contest. Students, faculty and staff are invited to submit original design entries for a Syracuse University Libraries sticker no larger than 4” x 4”. Original designs should be submitted as PDF file to libcom@syr.edu between March 1 and March 30. Designs can ...

  • Anne Rauh Promoted to Head of Collections and Research Services

    February 24, 2020
    Anne E. Rauh was recently promoted to head of Collections and Research Services at Syracuse University Libraries, after serving in the role in an interim basis since April 2019.  In this position, Rauh reports to the Associate Dean for Research Excellence, Scott Warren. As head of Collections and Research Services, Anne Rauh leads the Libraries’ department responsible for providing research services, collection ...

  • 150 Years of Tradition at SU: A Digital Exhibition

    February 20, 2020
    In honor of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial, Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center has released “150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University: A Digital Exhibition.” The online exhibition mirrors the physical exhibition on the sixth floor of Bird Library, Special Collections Research Center, which is on display from September 2019 through June 2020. Both exhibitions ...