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University Libraries Presents: “INCIPIENT” 2016 Fine Arts Organization Student Exhibition

University Libraries is honored to exhibit the talented works of Stony Brook student artists as part of the grand opening of the renovated reading rooms, the Stony Brook Foundation Knowledge Commons. To highlight the student-centered vision for the recently completed renovation, University Libraries designated student art exhibit space

Posted in Art, Events, Featured, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

Alec Baldwin Among Esteemed Faculty for Southampton Theatre Conference

  You may have heard about Stony Brook University Libraries official partnership with the world renowned Southampton Writers Conference (if you haven’t read the article!). But what you might not be aware of is that the Southampton Theatre Conference happens

Posted in Events, Featured, Library Outreach, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Southampton, Writing and Literature

SBU Libraries Partners with Prestigious Southampton Writers Conference

For over 40 years (41 to be exact), aspiring and prestigious writers have flocked to Southampton to take part in what is now one of the most well-known writers conferences in the world. While over those years the landscape has

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Author Series, Events, Featured, Library Outreach, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, Uncategorized, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

Extended Hours – Major Changes Coming to the SBU Southampton Library

In an effort to provide extended services to a budding enrollment, the Stony Brook Southampton Library has, and will continue to make major changes to their services and online resources. The changes started late in April when the Southampton branch

Posted in About Us, Featured, Hours, Libraries, Library Outreach, New and Notable, Southampton

Pi-Day Honors the Delicious Side of Mathematics

Stony Brook University Libraries kicked off Pi-Day a little early again this year as a nod to the irrational side of the symbol known as Pi, and also because the true Pi-Day – today – falls on spring break.  The event drew

Posted in Events, Featured, Library Outreach, Math, Physics and Astronomy Library, Melville Library

Mathletes & Foodies Rejoice! Pi-Day Returns to the Library

We can’t wait for Monday, we’re starting our Pi-day celebration this Friday, March 11th in the Melville Library Galleria! Stop by the Galleria Information Desk for a FREE slice of pie and enter to win numerous contests for a chance

Posted in Events, Featured, Get Your Read On, Library Science, Math, Physics and Astronomy Library, Melville Library

Video Contest in Honor of Banned Books Week – Enter Today!

The Library will be holding a video contest in honor of ALA’s Banned Books Week! Submit a short video (4 minutes or less) of you getting your read on with your favorite passage out of a banned or challenged book or

Posted in Books, Classics, Events, Featured, Get Your Read On, Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Outreach, Literature, Melville Library, social media

Library & Writing Faculty Awarded S-BOLD Grant

President Stanley and Provost Assanis, in support of the continuing evolution of educational excellence, have established the Stony Brook Online Learning Development Initiative (S-BOLD), funded initially for four years at a level of $250,000 per year. This initiative sought new

Posted in Featured, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Library Technology, New and Notable, Scholarly Communication

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

SBU Answers!

This isn’t your grandma’s FAQ.  It isn’t a long, tedious, never-ending list of Q&A.  It’s a search-suggesting, 24/7, dynamic, curated list of real questions answered by real Stony Brook librarians.  When does the library close tonight?  Where can you find

Posted in Featured, Hours, Libraries, Services