Blog Archives

Professors Munich and Bona “Dazzle” at Writers Series

Dr. Munich speaking at Writers Series, September 27, 2016.

Diamonds and cloth-work were among the scholarly topics discussed by SBU professors Adrienne Munich and Mary Jo Bona, at the first program of the fall 2016 University Libraries Presents: Writers Series. A standing room-only audience of university and community guests

Posted in Author Series, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

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

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

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

When Games Went Click: The Story of Tennis for Two

Created in 1958 by American physicist William A. Higinbotham for visitors at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)  in Upton, NY, Tennis for Two is pivotal in the history of video games. The documentary “When Games Went Click: The Story of Tennis for Two” chronicles

Posted in Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Game Studies, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives

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, Literature, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Research, Theatre

Responses to Pew Research Center’s Report on Asian Americans

The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), a national advocacy group, responds to the Pew Research Center’s report, The Rise of Asian Americans.

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Comparative Studies, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Political Science, South Asian Studies

Book Award Winners

Association for Asian American Studies announces book award winners.

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Literature, South Asian Studies

Reader’s Advisory

Stony Brook University Libraries offers a helpful tool to assist you in researching a number of popular books and films found in our collection. Throughout the Main Stacks, patrons may find small signs posted on random aisles providing a title that can be located in

Posted in Books, Classics, Comparative Studies, Film Studies, Literature, Melville Library, Reader Advisory, Research, Writing and Literature

News from Project MUSE

Project MUSE introduces linked subject headings (reproduced from Project MUSE’s recent email announcement) Users of Project MUSE articles and Tables of Contents in our recently-launched new format may have noticed an additional feature – “clickable” subject headings for each article,

Posted in Classics, Comparative Studies, Databases, History, Literature, Political Science, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric