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A Message From the Dean of Libraries

Dear All, Couple of days ago, a horrific massacre took place in Florida, where dozens of innocent people died. Such act of violence, is a reminder that regardless of race, religion, faith or sexual orientation, we all citizens of humanity

Posted in About Us

Global Library Initiatives Colloquium with Ying Cai

Thank you to everyone who attended last Friday’s 4th Global Library Initiatives Colloquium, led by visiting librarian Ying Cai. Ms. Cai gave a fascinating talk about the collection development and cataloging process at her home library, Shanghai Normal University Library in Shanghai, China.

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library, Libraries

All Staff Retreat – Strategic Design Progress Update 2016

On Tuesday June 14th, all University Libraries staff members retreated to the Wang Center for a day-long event detailing department progress updates on the library’s strategic planning goals and accomplishments for 2015-16. Department heads were invited to share brief summaries of various

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Stony Brook University

North Reading Room Soft Opening

Last week, library faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the official unveiling of the new North Reading Room (previously the Science & Engineering Library) in the Melville Library. Dean Constantia Constantinou videoed in to share her excitement as everyone was

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Melville Library, Renovation News

SBU Libraries Colloquium Series

Yesterday the University Libraries wrapped up the semester with the latest installment its Colloquium Series. This monthly event invites library faculty and staff to share current research, achievements, professional development activities and ideas with their colleagues, encouraging collaboration and innovation across

Posted in About Us, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Events, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Melville Library

Title IX Training

Earlier this month, library faculty and staff attended a Title IX training on sexual harassment and other sexual misconducts. The training included information on the following topics: What are appropriate/inappropriate behaviors. What to do if you or someone is subjected

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