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Syracuse University Libraries

Undergrad Nights at Syracuse University Libraries


Undergrad Nights posterWelcome to Bird Library's Undergrad Nights!

Undergrad Nights are fun events throughout the semester loaded with snacks and destressing activities to introduce undergraduate students to SU Libraries resources and research help. Events take place in the ETC (Lower Level of Bird Library) on various Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 7-9 pm. Check the schedules below for full details! 

Undergrad Nights are hosted by Information Literacy Scholars who are enrolled at the iSchool and work with SU Libraries throughout the school year. Look for our posters in the library and on this guide, as we will post details throughout the semester about each session.


Fall 2022 Schedule

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Undergrad Nights Schedule

9/21: FAQs in the Library

We'll be answering some of the most common questions we have been asked so far this semester while working at the information desk.

Destressing Activity: Coloring Books 🖍

9/26: Board Games and Special Collections

9/28: Puzzles and Ask Us Anything

10/3: Databases + Bingo

10/12: Website Tour

Confused about the new website? So are we! Come by and we will lead you through the website and provides some tips for navigating within it.

Destressing Activity: Board Games 🎲

10/13: Late Night Reference Desk

10/17: Reference Resource Trivia

10/25: Research Guides and Board Games

11/2: Introduction to Research and SUMMON

We will reviewing best practices when beginning your research. Our main focus will be on using the library search engine SUMMON.

Destressing Activity: The Art of Doodling 👩‍🎨 🎨

11/7: Video Games and Digital Scholarship Space (DSS)

11/8: Zine Stressbuster

11/16: Stacks, Interlibrary Loan (ILL), and Reserves

Always wanted to navigate the stacks in the library, but not sure how to get started? Have no fear we will be going over this as well as what if we don't have the book you are looking for?

Destressing Activity: Puzzles 🧩

11/29: Poster Making and Crafts

11/30: Tech "Petting Zoo"

Stop by to check out all the cool technology you can check out from the circulation desk on the 1st floor.

Destressing Activity: Crossword Puzzles & Sudoku 😵‍💫

12/6: Research & Final Paper Help

12/7: Leisure Reading, Public Libraries, and Toys