• BREATHE at the Libraries Held April 24-25

    April 10, 2019
    Take a moment to breathe before finals! On Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25, the Syracuse University Libraries, the Office of Health Promotion, Health Services, and the Society of Public Health Educators (SOPHE) hosted “BREATHE at the Libraries,” a series of end-of-semester events to help students relax and unwind as they prepare for Finals ...

  • The Political Urgency of Community Archives: Public Talk and Workshop with the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) on April 23-24

    April 8, 2019
    As part of the 2018-2019 Syracuse Symposium Series, the SU Libraries are excited welcome Michelle Caswell (Associate Professor of Archival Studies, UCLA) and Samip Mallick (Executive Director of the South Asian American Digital Archive) for a free public lecture and workshop. Further information on the two events is as follows: Now More Than Ever: The Political ...

  • SU Libraries and Partners Hosted Living Library Event April 2

    March 20, 2019
    The Syracuse University Libraries hosted a Living Library event on Tuesday, April 2 from noon to 5 p.m. in Bird Library. During this event, “living books” representing a wide range of cultural backgrounds and life experience shared their stories in conversation with individual “readers.” Based on previous popular Human Library events, the Living Library is ...

  • Wiki-a-thon: Women in Design

    March 12, 2019
    As part of a global campaign to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of women in design and to increase female contributors to Wikipedia, School of Architecture Professor Lori Brown, Architecture Librarian Barbara Opar, and Fine Arts Librarian Ann Skiold will hold a Women in Design Wiki-a-thon on Tuesday, March 26, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the King ...

  • Classic Catalog systems upgrade, March 12-14, 2019

    March 11, 2019
    Starting on Tuesday, March 12, the Voyager system that powers our Classic Catalog and circulation operations will be upgraded. This upgrade is anticipated to take approximately 2-3 days, concluding on Thursday, March 14. During the upgrade process, some features within our Classic Catalog and Summon may experience some temporary issues, including: Links within the Classic Catalog ...

  • VPA School of Design Students win Syracuse University ACC InVenture Prize

    February 28, 2019
    A group of prominent judges, including investors, technologists, funders, and successful entrepreneurs, selected College of Visual and Performing Arts School of Design students Quinn King (left) and Alec Gillinder (right) as winners of the prestigious ACC InVenture Prize at Syracuse University.  The senior industrial and interaction design students won the award for an invention developed ...

  • 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 ...