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A Symbiotic Relationship

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Art and books have enjoyed a long historic symbiotic relationship. The French psychoanalyst Jacque Lacan stated that “collecting is something we all do” be it on a personal or a larger more public scale. The Kunstkammer, Wunderkammer or Cabinet of Curiosities harks back to the late fiftenen hundreds when monarchs and the prosperous collected a […]

Reflecting on Networks

Monday, March 7th, 2016

This semester, the Libraries co-sponsored a number of events under the banner of this year’s Syracuse Symposium on the theme of Networks. The goal of that series is to explore the theme through a variety of multidisciplinary events, and to consider the ways networks “make it necessary to think through conventional ideas about authorship, power, […]

Supporting Dissertation Writers

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

In collaboration with the Syracuse University (SU) Graduate Programs Office, SU Libraries hosted a Dissertation Boot Camp for dissertation writers in early January 2016. Plans for this came together late in December 2015, and the planning group was not sure what to expect, but it turned out to be a pleasant, rewarding, and promising event! […]

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 […]

#zinefest2k15 in Bird Library

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

At the end of the spring semester, Bird Library’s Peter Graham Scholarly Commons was host to a unique event on campus, the 2015 Syracuse Zine Fest. Showcasing the work of students in Jason Luther’s WRT 200 Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Publishing course this event welcomed the public in to read, discuss, and trade zines, handmade, self-published works […]

DRS Staff Contribute to Successful STEM Publishers and Products Showcase

Friday, December 19th, 2014

On October 15, 2014, a STEM Publishers and Products Showcase for faculty, staff & students was held in the Atrium of the Life Sciences Building. Tasha Cooper, Mary DeCarlo, Linda Galloway John Olson, Janet Pease, Anne Rauh, and Donna Sullivan organized it in partnership with College of Arts and Sciences. Vendors promoted the products to which […]

Peter Leonard, Issues in Digital Scholarship

Monday, December 1st, 2014

As a part of the Syracuse University Libraries’ Issues in Digital Scholarship series, Dr. Peter Leonard, Librarian for Digital Humanities Research at Yale, visited the Syracuse University Libraries on Wednesday, November 12 for a talk on his work with digital methods in archival periodical collections. The talk, entitled “Making Sense: Data-Mining Large Collections of Digitized […]

Librarians and LMAO

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

 (Not “that” LMAO) Academic Library Marketing and Outreach The Association of College and Research Libraries’ Library Marketing And Outreach Interest Group (LMAO), held its first New York State regional meet-up at Syracuse University on October 15, facilitated by ACRL_LMAO state representatives Director of Communications & External Relations at SU Libraries Pamela McLaughlin and Subject Specialist […]

Bringing Focus to the Materials Collection

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

The first blog post on the topic of the (Physical) Materials Collection housed in the Architecture Reading Room was produced almost a year ago. This unique collection is jointly supported by the Syracuse University Libraries and the School of Architecture. Since then, programming has been added. Scheduled vendor visits have been introduced to help promote […]

STEM Publishers and Products Showcase

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Syracuse University Libraries is hosting a STEM Publishers and Products Showcase for faculty & students on October 15, 2014 from 11am ­- 2pm. This event will be held in the Life Sciences Complex. Refreshments are generously sponsored by our vendor partners. We encourage all Syracuse University members with an interest in math, science or engineering resources […]