Yearly Archives: 2014

SBU Libraries Honors Banned Books Week


This Sunday marks the first day of Banned Books Week, when readers throughout the nation are encouraged to embrace their freedom to read. It is important to recognize the harm that censorship of words, thoughts, and ideas can have on a society.

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , ,

President Stanley lecture: “Ebola: Risks of Emerging Infections”


President Stanley’s talk, “Ebola: Risks of Emerging Infections,” was delivered on Wednesday, September 3, at 1:15 pm in the Staller Center.  See the entire lecture below. More Information and Resources for Biomedical and Health Sciences Research Medicine Research & Subject

Posted in Medicine

Database Trial: Eighteenth Century Journals Portal


Eighteenth Century Journals Portal brings together rare journals and newspapers printed between c.1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Many are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years.

Posted in Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Economics, French, History, Journalism, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature



BrowZine delivers thousands of academic journals to your iPad or Android tablet. BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in Open Access and University Libraries subscriptions, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common virtual newsstand. 

Posted in Academic Subjects, Electronic Resources

New online exhibition features Long Island artist Charles Henry Miller

New York and Long Island Landscapes, 1889

A new online exhibition presented by Special Collections showcases the works of noted Long Island artist Charles Henry Miller. Special Collections’ rare set of “New York and Long Island Landscapes” is now available for viewing. Comprised of forty-five oversized plates,

Posted in Special Collections & University Archives


Wolfie Reading

Do Seawolves read everywhere? Apparently they do, as evidenced by the new Twitter campaign just launched by @SBULibrary and featuring a book loving Wolfie. Join the fun by tweeting your own photo reading the book of your choice to @SBULibrary with

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Registration for 3rd Annual Scavenger Hunt now OPEN!


It’s that time of year again – time for new students to don their thinking caps and race through the library for a chance to win prizes. For the third straight year, Stony Brook University Libraries will host their annual scavenger

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First SBU Library Board Game Revealed


As if you needed another great reason to love your library!To further prove that we are “More Than Just Books”, Stony Brook University Libraries have been spending the summer months crafting a line of library themed board games, based on

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Need the Wall Street Journal?

Wall Street Journal

Looking to access the Wall Street Journal but can’t find Factiva? Stony Brook University Libraries has just added The Wall Street Journal, a new ProQuest database for access full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 – present. In

Posted in Business, Economics, Electronic Resources, New and Notable, News Literacy

New Library Workshops


Upcoming in Fall 2014 are a number of interesting and useful workshops taught by our friendly librarians and staff.  The workshops being offered include: Introduction to Endnote, Zotero Basics and “It’s On The Internet, It Must Be True”. See our

Posted in Information Literacy, Library Instruction, New and Notable