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Library Workshops

The Stony Brook University Libraries instruction program nurtures and develops critical thinking skills for the university community, skills that are applicable inside and outside the academic environment. We create and sustain best practices in assessment, pedagogy, and emerging technologies that

Posted in Information Literacy, Research

Play Culper Spies eGame this Presidents Day Week!

Presidents Day is next Monday, February 15th.  Wondering what you can do to feel a little more patriotic? Why not learn more about our nation’s rich history while fine tuning your research skills! For those looking for a game that

Posted in Game Studies, Get Your Read On, History, Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, New and Notable

Librarian Poster Session

The 2015 Open Access Symposium & 9th Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture featured a poster session covering a range of open access topics.  Posters were created by Stony Brook University Librarians Darren Chase, Laura Costello, Jennifer DeVito, Ann Gleason, Molly Higgins,

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Information Literacy, Library Outreach, Open Access

Registration ends Friday for next week’s 4th Annual Scavenger Hunt!

Stony Brook University Libraries hold an annual photo scavenger hunt each year for students eager to learn more about the branches and services of the Library in a fun and challenging way. This large-scale hunt encourages teamwork and creativity and

Posted in Events, Get Your Read On, Information Literacy, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week!

It’s that time of year again! ALA’s Banned Weeks Week falls at the end of September each year.  The holiday, which began yesterday, is meant to encourage us all to embrace our freedom to read.  So please show your solidarity

Posted in Books, Classics, Events, Information Literacy, Library Outreach, Literature, Melville Library, social media, Writing and Literature

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

Library faculty to present at TLT Colloquium

At the 7th TLT Colloquium, Friday, April 17th, Darren Chase, Scholarly Communication Librarian, together with Cynthia Davidson and Kristina Lucenko, Program in Writing & Rhetoric, will present: Here, There, & Everywhere: Building Habits of Mind in a Community of Writers

Posted in Information Literacy, Scholarly Communication, Writing and Rhetoric

Deadline Extended for Spy Hunt Scavenger Hunt!

Registration has been extended for Spy Hunt, Stony Brook University Libraries’ photo scavenger hunt designed to put your research skills to the test.  The event will now take place on Wednesday, March 11th.  Participants play the part of Culper Spy Ring

Posted in Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Melville Library

SBU Libraries Research Tips Pinterest

Hi Everyone!  I’m your library intern Emily and this week I want to introduce SBU Libraries Research Tips Pinterest page! Pinterest is a useful tool for students because it links them right to the information source webpage and the specific article

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Outreach, Stony Brook University