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The Art of the Book Presentation Recap

University Libraries Bookbinder Arielle Hessler presented The Art of the Book: Non-adhesive Bindings for the April installment of the University Libraries Colloquium Series last Thursday. The presentation focused on bookbinding styles from different parts of Africa, Asia, and Europe, and their cultural

Posted in Libraries, Preservation

13th Annual Library Student Staff Appreciation Luncheon

For the past 13 years The University Libraries host a luncheon each Spring to acknowledge and say thank you to our student staff for their hard work and dedication to the libraries.  The annual student staff lunch is also a

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

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 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

University Libraries Congratulates Seawolves Basketball

Darren Chase, liaison to the Department of Theatre Arts; the Center for Dance, Movement & Somatic Learning; and the Sustainability Studies Programs

University Libraries Dean, Constantia Constantinou met with Stony Brook’s Seawolves Basketball team to offer congratulations on its best season in history.

Posted in About Us, Libraries

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

History Mystery?- Genealogy Resources at SBU Libraries

Whether for scholarly research or as a hobby, SBU Libraries have a number of important resources for genealogy. On February 25, the University Library Colloquium Series offers the opportunity to learn more about those resources and how they were used to

Posted in Government Information, History, Libraries, Research

Congratulations and Gratitude to Nathan Baum, Retiring Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management

On January 13, 2016, Nathan Baum, Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, will retire from Stony Brook University Libraries after 35 years.  Nathan began his career as a librarian at Evans Library (Texas A&M University) in 1977.  Arriving at Stony

Posted in About Us, Libraries