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Macbeth Goes Digital: Folger Shakespeare Library Launches Digital Texts

Folger Shakespeare Library announces the release of its new Digital Texts, a free, online resource that offers twelve of Shakespeare’s most popular plays from Folger Editions. Try Folger Digital Texts. From the Folger press release: Folger Digital Texts offers meticulously edited,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Comparative Studies, MFA Theatre & Film, Research, Theatre, Writing and Literature

Search for Dean of University Libraries

A national search for the position of Stony Brook University Dean of University Libraries is now underway.  See the below announcement from Provost Dennis Assanis for more details. I am pleased to announce that the Office of the Provost has

Posted in Libraries, Stony Brook University

New Interim Dean of University Libraries

Beginning January 28, 2013, Associate Director of Libraries for Resource Management Dr. Daniel Kinney will serve as the Interim Dean of University Libraries.  Current Interim Dean of University Libraries, Dr. Andrew White, will be leaving University Libraries to become the

Posted in Libraries

Winter and Intersession Hours

Stony Brook University West Campus Libraries Hours Intersession and Winter Session Hours December 20, 2012 – January 27, 2013  * Please note:  The Main Stacks (Circulation) and Interlibrary Loan will not be available from December 22, 2012 – January 1,

Posted in Hours

Health Sciences Library Winter Hours

All Intersession (Thursday, December 20 – Monday, January 7) and Winter (Tuesday, January 8 – Sunday, January 27) hours for the Health Sciences Library are available online.

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Hours

Extended Library Hours

The Central Reading Room,  The North Reading Room (Science and Engineering Library) and the Health Sciences Library will be open later Friday, December 7 through Tuesday, December 18. Note: All Libraries close at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, December 19.

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Flooding in Health Sciences Library

Flooding occurred in Health Sciences Library on Tuesday, November 27, due to a water pipe break. The computer labs and library classrooms will be closed Saturday and Sunday, December 1 and 2. The water pipe break from the 4th floor

Posted in Emergency Closing, Health Sciences Library

Hi-Tech Urban Aquaponics

The land in West Oakland where Eric Maundu is trying to farm is covered with freeways, roads, light rail and parking lots so there’s not much arable land and the soil is contaminated. So Maundu doesn’t use soil. Instead he’s

Posted in Computer Science, Sustainability

DATABASE TRIAL: Churchill Archive

The Churchill Archive includes more than 800,000 pages of original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from Winston S. Churchill’s personal correspondence to his official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders. From Bloomsbury Publishing in collaboration with

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, History, Political Science

DATABASE TRIAL: British Records on the Atlantic World, 1700-1900

British Records on the Atlantic World, 1700-1900 focuses on the two centuries of Britain’s colonial, missionary, commercial and literary relations with Africa and the Americas. The database contains 14 collections of rare primary source documents, with the total number of

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Business, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Education, History, Political Science, Sociology