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Create Your Own Zen Garden Event

Wednesday, November 16th, SBU Libraries invited the students to “take a moment” and create their own personal Zen Garden. Using the libraries’s promotional Frisbee, sand, “special” rocks which were collected by 5 year old Riley at local West Meadow Beach,

Posted in Events, Get Your Read On, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

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

MUS 520 Celebrates LPs and Manuscripts!

Each Fall semester MUS 520, a bibliography and research skills course, is offered to new DMA students in the Music Department’s performance program.  This year the curriculum began with an assignment assessing the value of content found in the Music

Posted in Libraries

Tech Spotlight: Jeopardy Labs

Jeopardy Labs is a website where users can create and customize their own jeopardy game templates for free. Instructors can use this tool to create jeopardy-style games for reviewing material with students during classes, which may be helpful before a test. They can have students play

Posted in Emerging Technology, Libraries, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

SBU Libraries and Stony Brook Ultimate Frisbee Hang Out for Fall 2016!!

Stony Brook Ultimate Frisbee team and SBU libraries staff met for some fun activities during campus lifetime at the Staller steps. The team set up and demonstrated games of Kan Jam and Spikeball. It was a great opportunity for the

Posted in Libraries

Meet Captain Jack Marrow

The winning name is Captain Jack Marrow!   Thank you to all who participated in the skeleton naming contest at the Health Sciences Library.  The raffle winner has been selected and will be announced later this week. Don’t forget, Captain

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Libraries

Central Reading Room Opens!

The Central Reading Room is now open. Furniture and technology placement will continue through the next month, so bear with us as we get the final details right! The new Central Reading Room currently features a flexible event space, reading

Posted in Libraries, Renovation News

Joining SoMAS for a Sunset Cruise of the Shinnecock Bay

Some may claim that library workers aren’t known for their prowess on the open sea, but don’t tell Stony Brook University Libraries’ Daphne Trakis that. Daphne strapped on her sailor shoes Thursday, August 11th, and set off on the SoMAS (School

Posted in Libraries, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Southampton

Know Your Zones

Posted in About Us, Libraries

Global Library Initiatives Colloquium with Ying Cai

Thank you to everyone who attended last Friday’s 4th Global Library Initiatives Colloquium, led by visiting librarian Ying Cai. Ms. Cai gave a fascinating talk about the collection development and cataloging process at her home library, Shanghai Normal University Library in Shanghai, China.

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library, Libraries