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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 and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Economics, History, Italian American Studies, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

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, Political Science, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Need some inspiration for your research? Consider SBU Libraries’ “Old News” Databases

Primary sources are endlessly fascinating and can add value to research in a variety of disciplines.  Newspapers from another time add perspective and help the modern researcher to better understand the events, ideas, and preoccupations of the past.  The searchability

Posted in About Us

SBU Librarian Presents at Northeast Modern Language Conference & Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference

Kate Kasten, Head of Humanities & Social Sciences at SBU Libraries, presented papers at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) convention and at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) this spring. At NeMLA, Kate presented a paper entitled, “(Un)happily Ever

Posted in Arts & Humanities

End-of-semester Reference in the Humanities Building, May 2nd 2-3

Join us for an end-of-semester, on-site reference hour in the Humanities Building lobby on Monday, May 2nd from 2 to 3.  Librarians will be available to answer questions about research, collections, and library services.   Image: By The McClouds from Chicago

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Reference, Research

Explore Historic Map Works at SBU Libraries

The SBU Libraries are conducting a trial of Historic Map Works (ProQuest) until April 8, 2016.  Give it a try, and let us know what you think!  Please send comments to kathleen.kasten@stonybrook.edu. Historic Map Works offers over 1,593,454 searchable, full-color,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Geosciences, History

Mary Carleton on Marriage at University Libraries Present: Women’s History Month Colloquium Series

On March 30th, Dr. Kristina Lucenko presented her work on Mary Carleton as a commentator on marriage in seventeenth-century England, “I’m ‘Wife’!  Stop there”: Mary Carleton’s “Uncivil” Union.  Director of the Program in Writing & Rhetoric at Stony Brook University,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Events, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Women’s History Month Colloquium Series: Dr. Kristina Lucenko

Please join us this afternoon at 1:00 in the Center for Scholarly Communication (2nd floor of the Central Reading Room in Melville Library) for the final event in the University Libraries Present: Women’s History Month Colloquium Series. Wednesday, March 30,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Events, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature