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Tennessee Williams & SBU Southampton

The traditional holiday Lighting of the Windmill at Stony Brook Southampton will take place Friday, December 4, 2015, from 5-7 pm. Join the Stony Brook Southampton community as they celebrate the iconic Windmill with special guests in the Chancellors Hall lobby

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Melville Library

Extended Library Hours

The Library’s North Reading Room will stay open extra hours for finals: Until 2 AM: Friday, December 4, 2015 – Saturday, December 5, 2015 Then the North Reading Room will be open 24-hours from noon on Sunday, December 6 until closing at

Posted in Hours, Libraries

#GivingTuesday, Getting Knowledge- Priceless!

#GivingTuesday, a global day to give back, is a great opportunity to highlight all that SBU Libraries contribute to the university community. The libraries offer students, faculty, and staff access to world class collections and services, including books, journals, databases,

Posted in About Us, Books, Databases, Libraries, Melville Library, Reference, Research

SBU Libraries honor Native American Heritage Month

Stony Brook Universities Library Access Services Department, as part of it Outreach Initiative Program, has teamed up with the Native American Student Organization (NASO) to help promote awareness of Native American Heritage Month in November.  On Wednesday November 4th during

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Get Help for Stalled Research

Has your research stalled leaving you lost and bewildered? Have no fear, the library is here! Our free workshop, Jump Start Your Research takes place on October 27 at 3:00 in Library Classroom A where  you can meet with a

Posted in Libraries, Library Instruction, Research

Learn More: Latin American Studies

This October, SBU Libraries are highlighting our rich resources related to Latin American Studies. In addition to our collection of books , videos,  and journals  such as The Journal of Latin American Studies,  the Libraries have also prepared subject guides that gather relevant

Posted in Books, Journalism, Libraries

Updated Schedule for On-site Reference in Humanities and SBS

SBU Libraries will now offer on-site reference and consultation services in the Humanities Building lobby (Mondays, 2-3) and the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building lobby (Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30), effective Monday, 10/5.  The Thursday hour (1:30-2:30) will be held for the last

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Reference

Melville Library Faculty Presentations Tuesday, September 29 at Noon

Library Faculty Presentations Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:00 PM Melville Library, Scholarly Communications Room, 2nd floor, North Reading Room “The Suffolk Symphonic Orchestra and Society Papers” – For nearly twenty years the Suffolk Symphonic Orchestra played a significant role in the

Posted in Libraries, Music

A Bill by Any Other Name…

Would probably be quite difficult to locate, a problem that SBU Libraries has got covered! If you need to research federal or state  legislation or judicial cases, it’s important to know an official name as well as a popular name.  For

Posted in Central Reading Room, Government Information, Libraries, Melville Library, Reference

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, Melville Library, Writing and Literature