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Enhance Your Research with Sabin Americana (ProQuest)

The Sabin Americana database offers searchable, full-text access to thousands of archival documents from North, South, and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, from 1500 to 1926.  Use it to enhance your research in history, cultural studies, religion, literature,

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Electronic Resources, History, Literature, MFA Writing & Literature, Political Science, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Uncategorized, Women's Studies

SBU Libraries Trial Historic Map Works (ProQuest)

Historic Map Works provides access to over 1 million maps and to more than 1 thousand city directories from the United States and abroad.  This searchable collection contains materials from the 15th through 19th centuries.  The SBU Libraries will trial this

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Electronic Resources, Geosciences, History, Maps

Database Trial of 60 Minutes: 1997-2014

The SBU Libraries are trialling 60 Minutes: 1997-2014 from 11/20/15 – 2/20/16:  The 60 MINUTES: 1997-2014 online collection provides 350 hours of high-definition video from television’s most preeminent news program, including hundreds of segments not available anywhere else in the world. This

Posted in Database Trials, Electronic Resources, Journalism, News Literacy

Did You Know You Can Ask A Librarian Anything?

Yes, it’s true! Our fabulous staff of librarians is here to answer all your questions, big and small. We know ever so many things, from the population of Chicago in 1908 to how to rent a bicycle in French. And

Posted in About Us, Central Reading Room, Electronic Resources, Get Your Read On, Library Instruction, Melville Library, Science and Engineering Library, Stony Brook University, Uncategorized

Trial of ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete

The Library is conducting a trial of ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete until September 28th.  This collection provides access to e-books from scholarly and academic presses that support research and learning in a variety of disciplines.  Readers have access to searchable, full-text

Posted in Database Trials, eBooks, Electronic Resources

Trial of EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection

The Library is conducting a trial of EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection until September 22nd.  This collection provides access to e-books from scholarly and academic presses that support research and learning in a variety of disciplines.  Readers have access to searchable, full-text

Posted in Database Trials, eBooks, Electronic Resources

NEW Queer Studies Guide!

Did you know that the term Queer isn’t necessarily derogatory? It is an umbrella term for gender and sexual minorities who are not cisgender or heterosexual. Check out this reinvigorated guide featuring resources for the study of lesbian, gay, transgender,

Posted in Databases, eJournals, Electronic Resources, Featured, Library Outreach, Reference, Research, Uncategorized, Women's Studies

Whan that Aprille, with his shoures soote

Thus begins The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, reminding us that April is National Poetry Month. Whether or not you agree with Chaucer that April showers are sweet, you can still celebrate poetry month at SBU Libraries, where poetry is

Posted in Books, Databases, Digital Collections, eBooks, Electronic Resources, Literature, Research, Writing and Literature

Research Anywhere!

Why would anyone try to do research from a mobile phone?  Because it’s always with you, it always has an Internet connection, and the library has the tools you need to find articles, access databases, and other helpful resources. Check

Posted in Databases, eBooks, eJournals, Electronic Resources, Library Technology, Reference, Research

Pi Day

March 14, or 3.14, is Pi Day, a day to celebrate all things mathematical. Here at SBU Libraries, we recognize Pi Day by highlighting our resources for your inner Mathlete. For starters, we have subject guides on Mathematics and on our branch

Posted in Databases, Electronic Resources, Libraries, Math, Physics and Astronomy Library