Syracuse University Libraries, with funding from the Graduate Student Organization, is hosting a series of events for graduate students in the spring 2020 semester at Bird Library. Registration is required for each workshop.

  • Speed Dating the Research Experts: Monday, February 17, 2020, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Room 114

Meet with SU librarians and campus research experts who can help you navigate your graduate program, while mingling with fellow graduate students over free food and drinks. Come chat and network with a variety of research experts within the libraries and on campus, who specialize in library resources, research funding, copyright and author’s rights, data services, and more. Limited to the first 60 registrants. Register at:

  • Finding Funding & Grant Opportunities: Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Room 004

Need money for your research? Grab dinner and join Christina Leigh Docteur (Director of Proposal Support Services in SU’s Office of Research), Simona Rosu (Associate Director, STEM Graduate Careers), and Emily Hart (Librarian for Science and Technology) to learn about SU’s resources for identifying funding opportunities. Bring your laptops and keywords in mind to describe your project needs (the who, what, why and how), and leave with navigation tips and potential opportunities. Limited to the first 40 registrants. Free food will be provided. Register at:

  • Ready, Set, Publish!: Monday, April 6, 2020, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Room 114

Thinking about publishing your research? Join SU Librarians for a workshop to discuss topics including selecting high quality journals and identifying predatory journals, author rights, and copyright. Learn tips for responsible research conduct and maximizing your research impact. Limited to the first 40 registrants. Free food will be provided. Register at: