• 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 ...

  • Libraries Seeking Collections Feedback

    October 1, 2019
    As part of its analysis, Syracuse University Libraries is exploring a number of new electronic resources throughout October 2019 for possible inclusion in its collection. The Libraries is seeking feedback from users on these trial resources. On-campus users are asked to visit the resource trials guide, explore the resources under consideration, and provide feedback on ...

  • Libraries Co-Hosting Understanding Islam Series

    September 24, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries, along with Syracuse University’s Muslim Student Life, Hendricks Chapel, and the Muslim Students Association, are co-hosting a 7-week series of lectures and discussions titled “Understanding Islam.” The series will run on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., beginning on October 2 and ending on November 13. They will be held in ...

  • Graduate Student Next Level Research Workshop and Discussion Forum

    September 24, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries, in partnership with the Graduate Student Organization, is hosting “Next Level Research Workshop and Discussion Forum” in Bird Library on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The day-long workshop will support graduate students in the research or planning phase of their dissertation or thesis. Fellow graduate students and librarians ...

  • Libraries Piloting Data Purchase Program

    September 23, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries’ department of Research & Scholarship is piloting a new data purchase program to support Syracuse University researchers, especially graduate students and newer assistant professors, in acquiring data. Applications for data requests, including numeric, text, or graphic data are being accepted now through October 31, 2019 via completion of an online form.   The goal ...