Yearly Archives: 2015

Learn More: Latin American Studies

This October, SBU Libraries are highlighting our rich resources related to Latin American Studies. In addition to our collection of books , videos,  and journals  such as The Journal of Latin American Studies,  the Libraries have also prepared subject guides that gather relevant

Posted in Books, Journalism, Libraries

Let’s Have a “BLAST” with Sequence Similarity Searching

This workshop introduces the NCBI’s Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST), one of the most widely-used software tools in biology. BLAST allows rapid, easy sequence similarity searching online. However, use of BLAST is only truly effective when you understand what

Posted in Health Sciences Library

Special Collections Researcher Spotlight: Matthew M. Montelione

Matthew M. Montelione, October 2015

Special Collections profiles researchers that have consulted collections in the department. Stony Brook University graduate Matthew M. Montelione earned his M.A. in History and is currently a research assistant to professor Dr. Jennifer Anderson. My name is Matthew M. Montelione. I

Posted in Special Collections & University Archives

University Libraries Colloquium Series

We are pleased to announce the October schedule for the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series.  All are welcome to attend. Please mark your calendars and come join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, achievements,

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Research, Scholarly Communication

Concert Celebration

The Music of John Lessard, composer and foundng member of Stony Brook University’s Music Department, will take place on Thursday, October 22 at 8 pm in the Staller Center’s Recital Hall.  Come hear performances by the Music Department’s faculty, students

Posted in About Us

Stony Brook University is Trying Out The North China Herald

Good news! SBU Libraries is beginning a trial run of The North China Herald. What does this mean for you, dear patrons? Wonderful things. Read on to learn more about what you could learn from this. The English-language North China

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Digital Collections

SBU Libraries’ Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

SBU Libraries’ hosted our first concert series of the semester on Wednesday, September 30th! Graduate violin students from the studio of Jennifer Frautschi presented “The Art of Violin”, a concert of works for solo and accompanied violin. Featuring music by

Posted in About Us, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

Center for Scholarly Communication: Benefits for the researcher

The mission of the University Libraries Center for Scholarly Communication is to provide expertise, information and resources to researchers: in meeting grants funders’ public access mandates (NIH, NSF, etc.). for leveraging author’s copyright. author’s addendum for retaining copyright. discover and understand

Posted in Scholarly Communication

Updated Schedule for On-site Reference in Humanities and SBS

SBU Libraries will now offer on-site reference and consultation services in the Humanities Building lobby (Mondays, 2-3) and the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building lobby (Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30), effective Monday, 10/5.  The Thursday hour (1:30-2:30) will be held for the last

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Reference

Melville Library Faculty Presentations Tuesday, September 29 at Noon

Library Faculty Presentations Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:00 PM Melville Library, Scholarly Communications Room, 2nd floor, North Reading Room “The Suffolk Symphonic Orchestra and Society Papers” – For nearly twenty years the Suffolk Symphonic Orchestra played a significant role in the

Posted in Libraries, Music