Yearly Archives: 2015

New eBook Databases: ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete & University Press Collection

The Libraries have subscribed to ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete and University Press Collection.  These collections offer access to more than 740,000 full-text eBooks to support research and learning in the arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and life sciences,

Posted in Databases, eBooks, New and Notable

What is Sound? Taking on the Alda Center “Flame Challenge”

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science has announced its 2016 Flame Challenge question: What is sound? For scholars hoping to take on the task of explaining science to an eleven year old, SBU Libraries are the place to start your

Posted in Biology, Books, Catalog, Journalism, Research

SBU Libraries honor Native American Heritage Month

Stony Brook Universities Library Access Services Department, as part of it Outreach Initiative Program, has teamed up with the Native American Student Organization (NASO) to help promote awareness of Native American Heritage Month in November.  On Wednesday November 4th during

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Librarian Poster Session

The 2015 Open Access Symposium & 9th Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture featured a poster session covering a range of open access topics.  Posters were created by Stony Brook University Librarians Darren Chase, Laura Costello, Jennifer DeVito, Ann Gleason, Molly Higgins,

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Information Literacy, Library Outreach, Open Access

Create Your Own Zen Garden!

On Wednesday, October 28th, the Melville Library Galleria was full of students who took a moment to stop and create a mini Zen Garden to take with them. A total of 96 little gardens were made! CAPS, the Counseling and

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Dalí in Wonderland

"Down the Rabbit Hole"

This November marks the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson). Located in Special Collections is a limited, oversized portfolio edition (47 cm.) of the literary work. Housed in a custom clamshell box, it

Posted in Special Collections & University Archives

Highlights from the Lessard Concert

The concert tribute to the life and music of John “Jack,” Lessard took place on Thursday night, October 22, before an audience of nearly two hundred in the Staller Center’s Recital Hall.  Music Department Chair Perry Goldstein welcomed the audience,

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Zotero is Coming!

Zotero is coming! Have no fear, we will save you! If you are scratching your head wondering what Zotero is, here’s a brief synopsis: Zotero is an easy-to-use web tool that allows you to collect, organize, and cite your references. 

Posted in Library Instruction, Uncategorized

The Music of John Lessard: A Tribute Concert

Thursday, October 22 8 pm Recital Hall, Staller Center for the Arts Free Admission Many of Jack Lessard’s scores can be found in the Music Library.  His career as a highly regarded composer spanned 60 years, and he was a

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Music

It’s Time to Go Back to the Future!

Did you know that today holds a special place in the heart of Back to the Future aficionados?  In Back to the Future II (1989), Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel all the way into the future…to October 21, 2015!

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