• Black Arts Movement Pop-Up Exhibit

    February 13, 2020
    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is hosting a special pop-up exhibit on the 6th floor of Bird Library on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm on the Black Arts Movement. It was designed to complement the Humanities Center’s Syracuse Symposium-sponsored lecture, “Black Music and Black Power in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter” by Dr. ...

  • Winter Issue of Wordgathering, a Digital Open Access Journal of Work from Disabled Writers and Artists, Now Live

    February 10, 2020
    The winter issue of Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature is now live via Wordgathering’s new website. This is the quarterly journal’s 52nd issue and the first under publication of the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach in Syracuse University’s Burton Blatt Institute (BBI), headquartered in the College of Law, and Syracuse University Libraries. Under the new Editor-in-Chief, Diane R. ...

  • iSchool Librarian Office Hours

    February 10, 2020
    UPDATED 3/17/20: IN-PERSON OFFICE HOURS CANCELED Brenna Helmstutler, librarian for School of Information Studies, will hold office hours spring 2020 semester from February 19 through April 24, 2020 as follows (excluding the week of March 16): Wednesdays, 10:00 am to 11:00 am in Hinds iCafe Thursdays, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm in Hinds iCafe Those interested in research guidance ...

  • Volunteers Needed for SU Libraries’ Living Library Event

    February 7, 2020
    UPDATED 3/16/20: EVENT IS POSTPONED Syracuse University Libraries will host its annual Living Library event on Thursday, April 2 from noon to 5 p.m. in Bird Library. Patrons will have the opportunity to talk to “living books”—volunteers from the broader Syracuse University community representing a variety of cultural backgrounds and life experiences. Living books engage in ...

  • Anna Laganà, Plastics Conservator, Presenting at Annual Brodsky Series for the Advancement of Library Conservation

    February 6, 2020
    UPDATED 3/17/20: EVENT IS POSTPONED Anna Laganà, research specialist in the conservation of plastics at the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), will present at Syracuse University Libraries’ annual Brodsky Series for the Advancement of Library Conservation. Laganà’s lecture, titled “The Conservation of Plastics in Museum Collections: a challenging path,” will be held on Wednesday, March 25 from ...

  • 2020 SCRC Faculty Fellows Program Now Accepting Proposals

    February 5, 2020
    The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Libraries (SCRC) is now accepting proposals for two faculty fellows who would like to provide students with an opportunity to handle, analyze, and interpret SCRC’s primary source materials in their classes. The SCRC Faculty Fellows Program supports innovative curriculum development and fosters new ideas about how to transform the role of special collections in ...

  • Mini-Seminar with Professor and Associate Dean Carol Faulkner

    February 4, 2020
    Carol Faulkner, Professor of History and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, will lead a mini seminar in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), 6th Floor, Bird Library, on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Faulkner will be discussing her recent book Unfaithful: Love, Adultery, ...

  • Libraries Seeks Feedback on E-Resource Trials

    February 3, 2020
    As part of its assessment-based and proactive approach to building collections, Syracuse University Libraries seeks feedback on new electronic resources through February 2020 for possible inclusion in its collections. On-campus users are asked to visit the resource trials guide, explore the resources under consideration, and provide feedback via the embedded form on that guide page. Any insight on how well the proposed ...

  • New 150th Anniversary Exhibit: Milestones of SU Libraries

    January 31, 2020
    Syracuse University Libraries’ is featuring a new sesquicentennial exhibit of milestones of SU Libraries titled “Let the reader emerge!” on the first floor of Bird Library from February 3 until mid-May. A smaller collection of materials is also on display in the lobby of Carnegie Library. It was curated by Sebastian Modrow, curator of Rare ...

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Book Display Curated by iSchool Student

    January 30, 2020
    Gigi (Grace) Swinnerton, a first-year graduate student at the School of Information Studies and a Syracuse University Libraries employee, curated a book display on the first floor of Bird Library inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Swinnerton is the first student employee to curate a book display, which runs from January 20 through early ...