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Shoot for an A

Stephanie McEvoy is the library’s graduate intern this semester.  She is exploring academic librarianship while she completes her Master’s in Library Science degree from Queens College.  She will be writing occasional columns about her discoveries and experiences at Stony Brook

Posted in Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Instruction

Another year of scavenger hunt success!

On Wednesday, October 22nd, Stony Brook University Libraries successfully pulled off another great photo scavenger hunt, thanks to some dedicated students! With some veteran hunters registering for the event, we felt compelled to redesign large portions of the hunt, puzzles and

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

MUS 520

MUS 520 (“Bibliography and Research Skills”) is a five-week course offered every fall for new students in the Music Department’s Doctoral of Musical Arts program in performance.   This year there are over 20 students in the course.  As Head

Posted in Academic Subjects, Arts & Humanities, Books, Catalog, Databases, Information Literacy, Interlibrary Loan, Libraries, Library Instruction, Manuscripts, Melville Library, Music, Reference, Research, Services, Special Collections & University Archives, Writing and Literature

The Library Scavenger Hunt riddles have begun!

Each fall, as the Library prepares to host its annual scavenger hunt, we come out with a new delightfully ambiguous promotional button.  To get students into the spirit of the event, the image for each has traditionally been one that

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

New Library Workshops

Upcoming in Fall 2014 are a number of interesting and useful workshops taught by our friendly librarians and staff.  The workshops being offered include: Introduction to Endnote, Zotero Basics and “It’s On The Internet, It Must Be True”. See our

Posted in Information Literacy, Library Instruction, New and Notable

NMC Horizon Report: 2012 Higher Education Edition

The New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report discusses six emerging technologies placed along adoption horizon lines for becoming mainstream educational technologies.

Posted in Academic Subjects, Health Sciences, Information Literacy, Library Science, Technology