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Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

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Holiday Greetings

    Our holiday card features an illustration by Robert J. Markell of a scene from George Balanchine’s live televised production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. The ballet aired in December 1957 as part of the CBS series Seven Lively Arts. From the

Posted in Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives, Uncategorized

Lighting of the Windmill

Every year Southampton College, now Stony Brook Southampton, has an annual Windmill Lighting.  This year, in celebration of its 50th anniversary, the lighting was most festive, with attendance of Timothy Bishop, Kenneth LaValle, Provost Dennis Assanis, Wolfie , the Stony

Posted in Southampton

Relief for the Philippines

Super storm Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the central Philippines, Friday, November 8.  10,00 are feared dead, and many survivors are injured, homeless and without food, water and other necessities.  Oxfam America, the American Red Cross, the Philippine Red Cross

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Friends of the Libraries Luncheon

On October 17th, an Appreciation Lunch was hosted for the Friends of the Libraries to thank them for their continued support in building our collections and improving our services. Members enjoyed meeting and greeting each other in the casual atmosphere

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Outreach

Database Trials

University Libraries is sponsoring a selection of database trials throughout the Fall 2013 Semester.  To discover and access trial databases, visit Databases Trials. Trials include: Access World News The most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers globally, Access World News provides

Posted in Academic Subjects, Database Trials, Databases

SUNY-wide 18th and 19th Century Essay Contest

SUNY and Gale Cengage are sponsoring an Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Essay Contest.  Throughout the Fall 2013 Semester, students, faculty and staff will have trial access to the Gale Database Nineteenth Century Collections Online.  See details and guidelines on the

Posted in Academic Subjects, Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, History, Literature, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

Stony Brook Southampton Library Open!

The Stony Brook Southampton Library is now open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,  9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The Library features a circulation and Interlibrary Loan services, a growing collection of books and other materials, wi-fi, group study tables, study carrels,

Posted in Hours, Libraries, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Southampton

Summer Hours 2013

Intersession and Summer Session Hours, May 23, 2013 – August 25, 2013 Stony Brook University West Campus Libraries Hours Intersession and Summer Session 2013: Thursday May 23 – Sunday, August 25 See Health Sciences Library Hours Intersession I: Thursday, May 23 –

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DATABASE TRIAL: The North China Herald (1850-1940)

TRIAL THROUGH JUNE 15, 2013. The English North China Herald is a crucial resource for the history of the foreign presence in China from 1850 through 1940. As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Business, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Government Information, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Maps, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies