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Celebrating Open Education Week 2017

Monday, April 10th, 2017

This guest post was authored by Taylor Davis-Van Atta, Graduate Assistant, Syracuse University Libraries Last week I had the good fortune of attending the Library Publishing Forum and the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference in Baltimore, two gatherings that drew into focus the many ways academic libraries are helping to define and optimize […]

Summer is for Learning

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

The other day, as my two-year-old attempted to put on her tennis shoe, I said in my most encouraging mom tone, “You can do it!” She dropped the shoe, threw her head back on the stairs, closed her eyes, and proclaimed in utter frustration, “No I CAN’T do it!” Oh, the humanity! The drama involved […]

Collaboration at Every Scale

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Late last year I had the good fortune to be selected for the 2016-17 ARL Leadership Fellows Program and joined nearly thirty other Fellows from research libraries across the United States and Canada. As part of the Program, I recently attended the quinquennial joint ARL/CARL meeting in Vancouver.  Advancing long-term, large-scale, and transformative goals not […]

Recap: Digital Humanities Mini-Conference

Monday, February 1st, 2016

The Digital Humanities Faculty Working Group at Syracuse University hosted approximately forty attendees for the Digital Humanities Mini-Conference on January 22, 2016. The event, held in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons at Bird Library, featured thirteen lightning talks given by fifteen SU faculty members, graduate students, and librarians. The afternoon opened with a brief welcome […]

Revisiting the Charleston Conference

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Writing this blog entry on a lovely, but cold, day in January, it is pleasant to reflect on a conference I attended in November, in Charleston, South Carolina – the Charleston Conference.  Now in its 34th year, this conference has annually brought together librarians, publishers, and vendors, to engage in conversations about the publishing world. […]

SUL Librarians Active at ALA

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

The 2014 ALA Annual Conference was held in sunny Las Vegas this year. Several Syracuse University librarians actively participated in the conference in the following ways: Adina Mulliken led meetings for ACRL Universal Accessibility Interest Group and for ASCLA Library Services for People with Visual or Physical Disabilities that Prevent them from Reading Standard Print […]

A Cautionary Tale about Predatory Publishers

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

As the new academic year begins and kicks off a new season of academic and professional conference-presenting, it might be a good time to consider a brief cautionary tale about predatory publishers and how to avoid the various tricks of their nasty trade. Two years ago, a librarian colleague of mine received an email from […]

Rauh active in Engineering Libraries Division of ASEE

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Anne Rauh attended the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference in Indianapolis, IN from June 15 through June 19. At the conference she presented a lightning talk entitled “STEM Faculty Perceptions of Open Access Author Fees.”  She also concluded her term as Secretary/treasurer and began her term as the Program Chair and Chair Elect […]

Olson Presents at SU FPP Conference

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

John Olson delivered an invited presentation entitled “Visualizing Your Research with Geographic Information Systems” to the SU Future Professoriate Program Conference on May 16th at the White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton, NY.

Williams Active in ENY/ACRL

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Patrick Williams was elected to the ENY/ACRL Board of Directors as Membership Chair. Also, at ENY/ACRL Spring 2014 Conference on May 19, he presented a poster (with Writing Instructor Jana Rosinski) entitled “Local, Historical, Print: Situating New Student Writers on Campus,” which reported on a print-collections based assignment they designed for first-year students.