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North Reading Room Soft Opening

Last week, library faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the official unveiling of the new North Reading Room (previously the Science & Engineering Library) in the Melville Library. Dean Constantia Constantinou videoed in to share her excitement as everyone was

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Melville Library, Renovation News

SBU Libraries Colloquium Series

Yesterday the University Libraries wrapped up the semester with the latest installment its Colloquium Series. This monthly event invites library faculty and staff to share current research, achievements, professional development activities and ideas with their colleagues, encouraging collaboration and innovation across

Posted in About Us, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Events, Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Melville Library

Naomi Wolf on Victorian Sexualities and Censorship

On Tuesday, May 3, Stony Brook University Libraries presented University Libraries Writers Series: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf to an engaged audience of  scholars, students, and community members. Sharing her research for her upcoming book, Outrages, best selling author Dr.

Posted in Events, Literature

Holocaust Survivors Sharing Their Stories

On Wednesday, April 20, SBU Libraries presented a live simulcast of a program presented by the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity & Human Understanding, Inc. in which four Holocaust survivors shared their experiences and reflections. All four, including a former SBU

Posted in Events, History, Religious Studies

SBU Librarians Present at English Department Lightning Talks

Kathleen Kasten (Head of Humanities and Social Sciences) and Lis Pankl (Head of Academic Engagement) presented on Library Resources & Services for Graduate Students in English at the first English Department Lightning Talks event on 4/19/2016. Also presenting were faculty and

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Research

Improv Workshop for Library Liaisons

The improv workshop with Louisa Johnson with the SBU Libraries was a great success! In our three hour session, we identified our communication challenges as liaisons at SBU, developed best practices for addressing the needs of our user groups, and enhanced

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Library Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Stony Brook University Libraries’ hosted the third in the series, and final concert of the Spring semester, “The Art of Violin” featuring musicians from the department of music. It was a beautiful afternoon enjoyed by

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Music, Stony Brook University

A Conversation Among Holocaust Survivors – Live Simulcast 4/20 11-12:15

On Wednesday April 20, from 11-12:15, in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library (E-2340),  SBU Libraries will host a live simulcast of “A Conversation Among Survivors,” a program presented by the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and

Posted in Events, Health Sciences Library, History

Library Liaisons to attend Improv Workshop with Louisa Johnson

Alda Center Improvisation Workshop (3-hour session) This unique improvisation based workshop was pioneered by science advocate, Alan Alda. Library liaisons will take part in improvisational theater exercises aimed at helping them connect more directly and spontaneously with different audiences. This

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Library Outreach

New Date/Time for University Libraries Writers Series: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf

Please join SBU Libraries on Tuesday May 3, at 2pm (new date and time), for the final event of the University Libraries Writers Series: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf in the Special Collections Seminar Room (E-2340, Melville Library).  Dr. Naomi

Posted in Author Series, Events, Libraries, Writing and Literature