• LaunchPad Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 Competitions

    September 14, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad is now accepting online applications for 2021-2022 school year competitions. The universal application for the competitions, with nearly $100,000 in prizes, are for innovative or creative solutions to address problems or opportunities. Competitions are open to all undergraduate and graduate students from any academic program at Syracuse University as well ...

  • “The Art of Recovering Black History”; A Discussion with P. Gabrielle Foreman, 2021 Watson Professor

    September 7, 2021

    P. Gabrielle Foreman, the 2021 Jeannette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities, will participate in a virtual discussion with Petrina Jackson, Director of Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center, on Friday, October 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on the topic “Go Back and Get It: The Art of Recovering Black History.” ...

  • Job Opportunities at the Libraries

    September 1, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries is filling multiple key positions this fall, now that the University has resumed in-person instruction and its full array of on-campus services. Some of these positions are newly created and directly tied to strategic initiatives and others are openings resulting from retirement or normal attrition, but all of these roles are important ...

  • Grace Swinnerton Appointed New Visiting Librarian for Digital Library Program and Institute for Veteran and Military Families

    August 31, 2021

    Grace “Gigi” Swinnerton was recently appointed as Syracuse University Libraries’ new visiting librarian for the Digital Library Program and Institute for Veteran and Military Families (IVMF). This position is a one-year appointment. Swinnerton recently obtained her master’s in library and information science from Syracuse University and was a member of the Libraries’ first Information Literacy ...

  • Carnegie Library Stacks Closed

    August 26, 2021

    the book stacks at Carnegie Library are closed due to unexpected repair work needed

  • New Digital Exhibition Featuring the Story of The Syracuse 8

    August 26, 2021

    new digital exhibition titled “A Courageous Stand: The Story of the Syracuse 8”

  • Libraries and Graduate Student Organization Hosting Graduate Research Roundtable Series

    August 25, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries and the Graduate Student Organization (GSO) are hosting a series of events for graduate students in the fall 2020 semester at Bird Library. The Graduate Research Roundtable Series provides academic and professional development for graduate students of all disciplines and actively engages them with specialized resources and services to help support their graduate ...

  • Libraries Creates Department of Digital Stewardship

    August 11, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries recently created the Department of Digital Stewardship as the next step in the ongoing development of its Digital Library Program.

  • Jabberwocky Murals Installed in Bird Library

    July 28, 2021

    Original murals from Jabberwocky were recently installed on the lower level of Bird Library. The murals depict scenes from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and were created by Mitchel Resnick ’76.

  • Construction Outside Bird Library

    July 14, 2021

    Syracuse University is doing construction outside of Bird Library’s Waverly Avenue entrance/exit beginning on July 15. Effective immediately, everyone is asked to use the University Place entrance and exit from the Einhorn Family walk. The project should be complete by the beginning of the fall 2021 semester. The Libraries’ Book Drop outside of Bird Library ...