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Reminder: Native American Historical Re-enactment

On Thursday, July 30, 2015, Jay Levenson, an Access Services clerk in the Stony Brook University Libraries, will be sharing his knowledge of native culture with the students in ANT 203: Native Peoples of North America taught by Madeline Cherney.

Posted in Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, Uncategorized

Fines & Fees

Fines Fines are assessed to encourage the prompt return of material. Patrons are responsible for overdue fees, late recall return fees and billed items due to loss or damage. If you have questions about your fines, please contact Kenneth Doyle

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19th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival

July 17 marks the start of the annual  Stony Brook Film Festival at the Staller Center for the Arts, where moviegoers will enjoy ten days of terrific short and feature length independent films. Opening night kicks off with the U.S. premiere

Posted in Catalog, Cinema Studies, Circulation, Events, Film Studies, Libraries, Melville Library, Stony Brook University, Uncategorized

The ILLiad and the Article

Need a certain research article, but can’t find it through Stony Brook University?   Do not despair!  SBU’s interlibrary loan can help!  ILLiad, or InterLibrary Loan internet accessible database, is the online system used to request material through interlibrary loan for SBU. Need help getting started?

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Melville Library Book Sale

Melville Library Book Sale in the Main Stacks on the 3rd floor of the Melville Library. Updated inventory including fiction and non-fiction titles in subjects such as art, science, history, Chinese studies, math and psychology.  Paperbacks are $.50 and hard

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Winter Film Recommendations

Winter is the perfect time of year to check out some great must-see films from our collection!

Posted in Cinema Studies, Circulation, Film Studies, Melville Library

Pay Library Fines Online

Beginning July 29, 2011, pay on-line by logging into your account from the University Libraries catalog, STARS. Go to the sign-in tab in the upper right hand corner and log in. Click on MY ACCOUNT, and then click on Cash

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Library Catalog Unavailable from 11 – 11:30 am on 12/23

STARS, the library catalog will be unavailable for approximately one half hour on Wednesday, December 23rd while a certificate is being updated. If you need to search library holdings during that time, please use worldcat.org. Please contact the library at

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Time to Return or Renew Library Materials

Graduate Students, Faculty, Management Confidential, Emeritus and Professional staff who currently have borrowed library material due Dec. 21, 2009, from the Main, Music and/or the Science/Engineering Library, are urged to return or renew at this time. For those renewing, the

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Time to Return/Renew Library Material

Students, Faculty, Management Confidential, Emeritus and Professional staff who currently have borrowed library material due May 19,2009, from the Main, Music and/or the Science/Engineering Library, are urged to return or renew at this time. For those renewing, the new due

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