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Free Workshop: Jump Start Your Research!

SBU Libraries want to  help you  “jump start” your research assignment, even if you don’t know where to begin. On Tuesday March 8, from 3-4PM in Melville Library Classroom A, a friendly librarian will be on hand to offer individualized research instruction tailored

Posted in Library Instruction, Melville Library, Research

International Baccalaureate students visit SBU Libraries

On February 29, twenty bright eyed students from West Islip High School’s International Baccalaureate program visited Stony Brook University Libraries to learn about research skills and library databases for their year long research projects on topics as disparate as Bach’s dance

Posted in Circulation, Databases, Library Instruction, Melville Library, Uncategorized

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

Open Library Lab

Are you working on a research paper? Well, good news! SBU Libraries will hold an Open Library Lab in the SBU Writing Center (Humanities 2009) on Wednesday, November 11th and Thursday, November 19th from 6-8 PM.In our never-ending quest to teach you useful things, these

Posted in Events, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Writing and Rhetoric

Zotero is Coming!

Zotero is coming! Have no fear, we will save you! If you are scratching your head wondering what Zotero is, here’s a brief synopsis: Zotero is an easy-to-use web tool that allows you to collect, organize, and cite your references. 

Posted in Library Instruction, Uncategorized

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

SBU Libraries Welcomes New Library Faculty!

Dean of Libraries, Constantia Constantinou, (second from left) poses with new library faculty recognized at President Samuel Stanley’s State of the University Address, September 16, 2015. With her are Shafeek Fazal, Associate Director for Library Technology, Discovery, and Digital Services, Kathleen

Posted in About Us, Library Instruction, New and Notable, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

Did You Know You Can Ask A Librarian Anything?

Yes, it’s true! Our fabulous staff of librarians is here to answer all your questions, big and small. We know ever so many things, from the population of Chicago in 1908 to how to rent a bicycle in French. And

Posted in About Us, Central Reading Room, Electronic Resources, Get Your Read On, Library Instruction, Melville Library, Science and Engineering Library, Stony Brook University, Uncategorized

Welcome Laura Costello, Head of Research & Emerging Technologies!

SBU Libraries is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Laura Costello, our new Head of Research & Emerging Technologies.  Laura comes to us from Columbia University Teachers College where she was the Head of Library Materials and Acquisitions.

Posted in Library Instruction, Melville Library, New and Notable

Library Workshop with Associate Director for Research and Instruction at MIT, Tracy Gabridge

SBU Libraries will hold a workshop for liaison librarians on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Wang Center. There will be a presentation by Tracy Gabridge, who is the Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services at the Massachusetts Institute

Posted in Interlibrary Loan, internship, Italian American Studies, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Science, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Melville Library, MFA Writing & Literature, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, StaffWeb, Stony Brook University, Uncategorized