• New Director of Special Collections Research Center Joins Libraries

    February 27, 2019
    Petrina Jackson is Syracuse University Libraries’ new Director of the Special Collections Research Center, effective June 3, 2019.  She comes to the SU Libraries from Iowa State University, where she was Head of Special Collections and University Archives since 2016, and before that was Head of Instruction and Outreach at the University of Virginia’s Albert ...

  • SU Libraries Hosts Spring 2019 Graduate Research Roundtable Series

    February 15, 2019
    The Syracuse University Libraries and the Graduate Student Organization (GSO) are pleased to launch the Spring 2019 Graduate Research Roundtable Series. This event series, which builds off of similar seminar and discussion events held during Spring and Fall 2018, are intended to provide academic and professional development for graduate students of all disciplines and actively ...

  • Collection feedback needed in February!

    February 12, 2019
    Syracuse University Libraries is exploring a number of new resources this month for possible inclusion in the collection and we need your help! Please visit the resource trials guide and explore the resources under consideration. For each resource you explore, we ask that you provide feedback via the embedded feedback form. Any insight you can ...

  • ExLibris: major data migration & systems update, February 8, 2019

    January 28, 2019
    On Friday, February 8 at 8:00 p.m., ExLibris, which powers many of the links for our Summon search system and many of our eResources, will be undergoing a major data migration and systems update. During this time, many of the links to our electronic resources may be temporarily inoperable—including links within Summon and our Classic ...

  • ProQuest scheduled maintenance on January 19-20, 2019

    January 16, 2019
    Numerous ProQuest resources will likely be affected by a planned ProQuest maintenance outage scheduled for Saturday, January 19, 2019 starting at 10:00 p.m. and ending by 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 20. Resources that may be affected include (but are not limited to): ProQuest database platform ProQuest ebooks ProQuest Congressional Chadwyck-Healey databases ProQuest Digital Microfilm Ancestry Library Edition Digital Sanborn Maps Dissertation Express ProQuest Dissertations & ...

  • Applications are now open for the new Information Literacy Scholars Program

    January 8, 2019
    The Information Literacy Scholars program is a partnership with the Syracuse University School of Information. Scholars receive a 50% tuition scholarship and 20 hours of paid employment at the Syracuse University Libraries, where they will provide reference support and information literacy instruction to the SU community. They will be mentored by professional librarians and will ...

  • In the Biblio Gallery: Dorm

    December 7, 2018
    The students of Art Photography, Introduction (APH) 261 present their final exhibition, showcasing their interpretation of their own lived-spaces. The semester was spent exploring foundational concepts of image-making and photography through field trips, meetings with prominent contemporary artists, and critical dialogues. For this group exhibition, the APH 261 students have explored themes of object-hood, identity, and ...

  • SU Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza, December 14

    December 6, 2018
    The Syracuse University Libraries’ United Way Auction Extravaganza will be Friday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons. Items are currently being accepted and contributors may bring their items to Pat Hunt on the 3rd floor of Bird Library between now and December 13. Both Brown Bag and Silent ...

  • December 10-14 is “Food for Fines”

    December 4, 2018
    Donate food and reduce your library fines! The libraries of SU and SUNY-ESF will once again be participating in “Food for Fines” from December 10-14 by collecting food for the needy and offering patrons the opportunity to reduce their overdue fines. Overdue circulation fines will be reduced by $1 for each healthy, nonperishable food item donated by ...

  • In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase, December 7 at 3:30 p.m.

    December 3, 2018
    Perception Magazine, the Sigma Delta Tau English Honor Society, and the Syracuse University Libraries present In Our Shoes: A Student Creative Writing & Art Showcase on Friday, December 7 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (Bird 114). Hear students read their work and share their visual art in celebration of ...