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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. 

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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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Special Visit at Patriot’s Rock with Speaker Heastie and Assemblyman Englebright

Visit at Patriot's Rock with Assemblyman Steven Englebright and Speaker Carl E. Heastie, October 20, 2015.

Constantia Constantinou, Dean of University Libraries, and Kristen Nyitray, Head of Special Collections and University Archives, and University Archivist, were among the guests invited by Assemblyman Steve Englebright for a special meeting with Speaker of the New York State Assembly

Posted in Special Collections & University Archives

Get Help for Stalled Research

Has your research stalled leaving you lost and bewildered? Have no fear, the library is here! Our free workshop, Jump Start Your Research takes place on October 27 at 3:00 in Library Classroom A where  you can meet with a

Posted in Libraries, Library Instruction, Research

Special Collections Open House on Wednesday from 12-2 p.m.

Stony Brook Train Station, 1905, Robert M. Emery Long Island Rail Road Collection

Spy Letters, Rare Books and More! Learn about Special Collections and University Archives at our open house on Wednesday, October 21 from 12-2 p.m. On display will be a selection of ​the university’s rare books, documents, photographs, and maps in

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