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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, Uncategorized

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, Uncategorized

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

Trial of Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992

The library is trialing the Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992 for the month of September. Punch is one of the foremost vehicles for middle class conservative opinion over its long publication history, and because it combines satirical cartoons as well as textual

Posted in About Us, Databases, Libraries, Melville Library

Welcome New Students!

Whether you are a first-year student or an incoming transfer, SBU Libraries welcomes you! We have the people, resources, and services to help make your transition to SBU successful and enjoyable. Please check out our First Year Student guide at

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Breaking News: We’re on Instagram!

So, the Stony Brook University library has decided to get with the times and hop on Instagram. Our intern, Kristen, is running around taking photos of all things library, and so far it’s been a good time. We’ve gotten to

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, social media, Uncategorized

Library Research Forum

The Library’s Research Forum was held on Thursday, May 7 in the Javits Room of the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library.  Over 25 library faculty and staff attended the event. Constantia Constantinou, Dean of University Libraries gave the opening speech,

Posted in About Us, Libraries