• Special Collections Research Center Launches Latin American 45s Digital Collection

    January 22, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), working in partnership with the Digital Library Program (DLP), recently launched the Belfer Latin American 45s Digital Collection. The digital collection will eventually provide access to over 12,000 recordings that date from the 1950s to the early-1960s and include many rare and little-known issues on small independent ...

  • SU Libraries Invited to Participate in OCLC’s Express Digital Delivery Program

    January 21, 2021

    Syracuse University Libraries has been invited to participate in OCLC’s Express Digital Delivery Program, which will lead to even faster digital interlibrary loan for SU users. OCLC is a global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research , and community programs for its membership and the library community. The Express Digital Delivery Program ...

  • Sound Beat: Access Audio Offering Children’s Audiobooks about Enslaved People by Cheryl Wills

    January 11, 2021

    Sound Beat: Access Audio is providing two free family audiobooks, written by Emmy Award-winning journalist Cheryl Wills ’89,  the great-great-great granddaughter of Emma and Sandy Wills, enslaved people from Haywood, Tennessee. The audiobooks are narrated by the author and are also available in video form, featuring artwork from the original print books. Educational materials and discussion questions ...

  • SCRC Receives Grant to Process Forrest J. Ackerman Papers

    January 11, 2021

    The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation is providing Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) with a $17,000 grant to process the Forrest J. Ackerman Papers. Forrest J. Ackerman was a popular American science fiction author, editor, agent, collector, and fan. His papers include correspondence from 1930 to 1967 and includes fan mail; communications with ...

  • Applications Open for 2021 ACC InVenture Prize Competition

    January 4, 2021

    Applications for 2021 ACC InVenture Prize Competition open through January 20.

  • Reflections on SU Press’ Television and Popular Culture Series

    January 4, 2021

    Book talk video on the 25-year history of SU Press’ Television and Popular Culture Series.

  • Todd B. Rubin ’04 Joins Libraries Advisory Board

    December 17, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to announce that Todd B. Rubin ’04 has recently joined the Libraries Advisory Board. Todd serves as the Minister of Evolution (President) for The Republic of Tea, founded in 1992 as a premium tea company dedicated to enriching people’s lives through great-tasting premium teas and herbs, education, and innovation. Since joining the ...

  • Winter Intersession 2020 Hours

    December 7, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries’ intersession hours, from December 9, 2020 through Friday, January 23, 2021, are as follows: Bird Library will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Faculty, staff, and students with a valid Syracuse University or SUNY-ESF ID will be able to enter the building through the Waverly Street entrance. Users will ...

  • Tarida Anantachai and Suzanne Preate Receive Libraries 2020 Distinguished Service Award

    December 4, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries honored two outstanding staff members, Tarida Anantachai and Suzanne Preate, with the 2020 Distinguished Service Award at its annual “State of the Libraries” meeting, held virtually on December 1, 2020. The award is a 30-year tradition recognizes Libraries staff who have made a significant contribution to the Syracuse University community and Libraries. ...

  • Libraries offer Workshop and Online Collections for Teaching with Primary Sources

    November 30, 2020

    Syracuse University Libraries is hosting an online workshop for instructors, faculty, and educators interested in developing undergraduate course content using primary source archival collections. The workshop, organized in collaboration with Adam Matthew Digital, will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020, from 11am-12pm. The workshop session will demonstrate real-life assignments and blended learning examples developed at ...