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University Libraries Presents: “INCIPIENT” 2016 Fine Arts Organization Student Exhibition

University Libraries is honored to exhibit the talented works of Stony Brook student artists as part of the grand opening of the renovated reading rooms, the Stony Brook Foundation Knowledge Commons. To highlight the student-centered vision for the recently completed renovation, University Libraries designated student art exhibit space

Posted in Art, Events, Featured, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

New Exhibit Opens in the Central Reading Room

"Down the Rabbit Hole"

Artist Salvador Dalí’s vibrant and surreal interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is on display in the newly renovated Central Reading Room, Melville Library. The works are part of a unique portfolio housed in Special Collections of the University

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room, Renovation, Renovation News, Special Collections & University Archives

Melville Library Galleria Info Desk Gets a New Look

Those who braved the mountains of snow generously gifted to us by recent passerby Blizzard Jonas (thanks a lot, Jonas!) may have noticed something new and wonderful in the Melville Library Galleria.  The neutral toned horseshoe-shaped counter that serves as an information

Posted in Art, Classics, Literature, Melville Library, New and Notable, Uncategorized

Faculty Exhibition features collaboration between Music Department and the Library

Margaret Schedel, Associate Professor of Composition and Computer Music, and Patrice Scanlon, Multimedia Resources Specialist for the Library’s Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, collaborated on an interactive work entitled “A Train of a Thousand Wings,” which allows the listener to manipulate

Posted in About Us, Art, Music, Technology

What You Need To Do While You’re In School

Emily Warren is a Spring 2015 Library Intern.  She will be posting about excellent resources to enhance the undergraduate experience. So, you’re currently taking classes at SBU, while probably working a part-time job and crossing you’re fingers that the perfect full-time

Posted in Academic Subjects, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Atheletic Training, Business, Central Reading Room, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, Cinema Studies, Communicating Science, Comparative Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Film Studies

The Everyday Joys of Japan

On display at the Jasmine Gallery (Wang Center) through July 5 is an exhibit entitled “The Everyday Joys of Japan,”  in which artist Jiro Osuga illustrates modern daily life in Japan. For those with interest in learning more about Japanese art,

Posted in Art, Asian and Asian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Libraries, Research

Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Atheletic Training, Biology, Business, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Cinema Studies, Classics, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Dance, Databases, eBooks, Economics, Education, eJournals, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Featured, Film Studies, Game Studies, Geosciences, Health Sciences, History, Italian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Literature, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Sustainability, Technology, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Rhetoric

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

Posted in Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cinema Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Digital Collections, Economics, Education, Electronic Resources, Film Studies, French, German, Health Sciences, History, Libraries, Literature, Medicine, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Music, New and Notable, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainability, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

Art Criticism Now Online!

               Art Criticism now online Art Criticism was published by the Department of Art’s program of Art History and Criticism starting in the spring of 1979 and commencing in the spring of 2010.  During that period,

Posted in Art, Digital Collections, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Libraries, Library Science, New and Notable, Preservation

Oxford Art Online

Grove Art Online is now part of the Oxford Art Online database. Grove Art Online includes more than 23,000 subject entries, 21,000 biographies, 500,000 bibliographic citations, 40,000 image links and 5,000 images. In addition to Grove, Oxford Art Online includes

Posted in Art, Databases