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SBU Hacks

University Libraries teamed up with the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences to host the first all-campus and intercollegiate, space-themed hackathon–the hugely successful SBU Hacks–in the Central Reading Room of Melville Library, September 14-15, 2018.  For 24 hours, over 300 students

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An Accidental Corpse

We kicked off the fall Art in Focus series in Southampton this past Tuesday with a murder mystery. What if you took one of the most iconic accidents in Long Island history and wove it into a larger plot –

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Digging in the Southampton Stacks, Book 3: A. A. Milne’s First Plays

A.A. Milne (1882-1956) is an English author who is best known as the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. Deep in the Southampton Stacks, however, hides an example of Milne’s earlier work. Milne’s First Plays was published in 1919, a transitional period of

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Music Library Collection Highlight: Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16

Edvard Grieg’s (1843-1907) Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, op. 16 is one of the most popular works of its kind in the history of classical music.  Composed in 1868, it is his only completed concerto (there are sketches for a

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Librarians Recognized for Outstanding Service to SBU Senate

Librarians Claudia McGivney, Head of Academic Engagement, and Bob Tolliver, Head of Science & Engineering, were recently recognized for their outstanding service to the Stony Brook University Senate committees.   Claudia McGivney serves as a library representative on the SPD

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Charles Rosen’s Recordings

Charles Rosen (1927-2012) was a pianist, author and educator.  He was a faculty member of Stony Brook University’s Music Department from 1971-1985.  Among his many books, the most famous, The Classical Style (1971; updated by Rosen in 1997), received the

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Long Island Latino Teachers Association To Tour Libraries

Stony Brook University Libraries is proud to welcome the Long Island Latino Teachers Association (LILTA) for a personal tour of the Melville Library. A not-for-profit organization with a mission to “…increase graduation rates, and higher education enrollment, retention and completion

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Web Accessibility

Web Accessibility is an important part of creating and maintaining a website. Adhering to standards is a vital requirement for every university website.   It is our intention to make all Stony Brook University sites accessible to as many people

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Scholarly Communication Intern

The Stony Brook University Libraries Center for Scholarly Communication provides expertise, information and resources to scholars and researchers: in meeting grants funders’ public access mandates (NIH, NSF, etc.); for leveraging author’s copyright; for discovering quality, impactful, peer-review scholarship and research

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Digital Projects Intern

The digital projects intern will work under the Stony Brook University Libraries Digital Projects Librarian in the Department of Technology, Discovery, and Digital Initiatives. The intern will learn and be involved in most levels of building digital collections in an

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