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Dr. Abena Ampofoa Asare Lectures at the Libraries in Honor of Black History Month

On February 6th, Dr. Abena Ampofoa Asare presented a lecture at the Stony Brook University Libraries in honor of Black History Month.  Her talk, “Fear & Angelic Troublemaking,” was a deeply insightful and inspiring treatment of key issues surrounding the

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events

“Fear and Angelic Troublemaking,” a Lecture by Dr. Abena Ampofoa Asare

In honor of Black History Month, the University Libraries will hold two events showcasing the research of Stony Brook University faculty members.  Please join us for a talk by Dr. Abena Ampofoa Asare on February 6th at 2:00 in the

Posted in About Us, Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events

University Libraries in Conversation: MLA Convention

Yesterday afternoon the University Libraries hosted faculty members from a variety of disciplines in a conversation about the 2017 Modern Language Association Convention in Philadelphia.  Faculty members discussed their conference presentations and shared their thoughts on the value and changing

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

On-site Reference in the Humanities Building — 11/29!

SBU Libraries will offer on-site reference and consultation services in the Humanities Building lobby November 29th (2-3).  All members of the campus community are invited to learn more about how the Libraries support research, teaching, and learning in the Humanities

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Reference

Digital Humanities Open Mic Event, October 31st

Yesterday afternoon faculty and students gathered in the Center for Scholarly Communications at Melville Library to discuss the digital humanities and to explore new possibilities for research.  Emphasizing practices and tools, scholars presented projects which used technology to reveal new

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities

Trial Access Added to Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

Stony Brook University Libraries will trial Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson) until October 22, 2016.  Please let us know what you think!  This trial is being run simultaneously with our trial of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature: 1983- present

Posted in Database Trials, History

SBU Libraries Trial: Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature (H.W. Wilson)

Stony Brook University Libraries will trial Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature (H.W. Wilson) until October 22, 2016.  Please let us know what you think! Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature is a comprehensive tool which provides trusted, broad information on a

Posted in Database Trials, Reference

Get in Touch with the Past with Artemis: Primary Sources (Gale)

Make connections and gain greater insight into your research by searching three primary source databases at once.  Artemis: Primary Sources provides access and simultaneous cross searching of three Gale primary source databases: Sabin Americana, 1500-1926, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Databases, History

Get Inspired with Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914

Writing a paper in history, political science, economics or cultural studies?  Try searching in SBU Libraries’ Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914 (Gale).  Find searchable books, serials, pamphlets, and essays from around the world that tell the story of four

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Economics, History, Italian American Studies, Journalism, Literature, Political Science, Sociology, Women's Studies

Enhance Your Research with Sabin Americana (ProQuest)

The Sabin Americana database offers searchable, full-text access to thousands of archival documents from North, South, and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, from 1500 to 1926.  Use it to enhance your research in history, cultural studies, religion, literature,

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Electronic Resources, History, Literature, MFA Writing & Literature, Political Science, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Uncategorized, Women's Studies