Blog Archives

On-site Reference in the Humanities Building — 11/29!

SBU Libraries will offer on-site reference and consultation services in the Humanities Building lobby November 29th (2-3).  All members of the campus community are invited to learn more about how the Libraries support research, teaching, and learning in the Humanities

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Reference

Digital Humanities Open Mic Event, October 31st

Yesterday afternoon faculty and students gathered in the Center for Scholarly Communications at Melville Library to discuss the digital humanities and to explore new possibilities for research.  Emphasizing practices and tools, scholars presented projects which used technology to reveal new

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities

Tech Spotlight: ATLA Religion Database

With over 4,000 active religions in the world, it can be difficult to track down scholarly religious research. Luckily for us, the American Theological Library Association has compiled a database of over 1,800 journals in the fields of theology and

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Art Crawls: Guided Tours of Campus Galleries

Art Crawl, Fall 2016

Special Collections will be participating in the Fall 2016 Art Crawl, a free event with guided tours of Stony Brook University’s galleries. A variety of art will be exhibited, including work from international artists, Stony Brook students, and digital artists

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Mary Jo Bona and Adrienne Munich to Speak on 9/27

Professors Mary Jo Bona and Adrienne Munich

SBU professors Mary Jo Bona and Adrienne Munich will speak at University Libraries Presents: Writers Series on Tuesday, 9/27. Please register and join us for an hour of diverse, dynamic talks by our esteemed faculty. Date: Tuesday, September 27 from

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Author Series, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

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 News, Special Collections & University Archives

University Libraries Presents: Writers Series Announced

Conservationist and writer Carl Safina in the northwest coast of Svalbard. Dr. Safina was invited to sail with Greenpeace to bear witness to the changing climate in the Arctic and the impacts of industrial fishing on the marine environment.

The University Libraries proudly announces its exciting Fall 2016 Writers Series. Please register and join us for an hour of diverse, dynamic talks by our esteemed Stony Brook faculty. Tuesday, 9/27:  Mary Jo Bona & Adrienne Munich (register here) Mary Jo

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Author Series, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Ecology and Evolution, Journalism, Library Outreach, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Librarians Sally Stieglitz and Kristen Nyitray win grant for World War I Centennial programming

Sally Stieglitz and Kristen Nyitray, librarians at Stony Brook University Libraries, have been selected by the Library of America as recipients of a grant for programming marking the upcoming centennial of the First World War. World War I and America is a

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, History, New and Notable

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

Sklar Collection on Display at Southampton

Stony Brook University Libraries has so many wonderful collections within their realm that sometimes a collection or two tend to fly under the radar. One of the collections at SBU that has flown under the radar for a number of

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, MFA Theatre & Film, Southampton, Writing and Literature