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Sleuthing Sandpipers? Yes. Here’s Why…

  The symbol of this year’s scavenger hunt, a sandpiper, is quite accidentally a literary one, making it thereby appropriate for the environment. 

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2nd Annual Photo Scavenger Hunt

Stony Brook University Libraries are proud to host our 2nd Annual Photo Scavenger Hunt this October!

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University Libraries@SUNYLA 2012

Janet H. Clarke, Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services, will present at the SUNYLA 2012 Conference. The State University of New York Library Association (SUNYLA) 2012 Conference will be held at the Fashion Institute of Technology, June 6 through

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University Libraries@SUNY CIT 2012

Darren Chase, Web Librarian, will participate on a learning through digital storytelling panel discussion along with Stony Brook University colleagues from Teaching, Learning and Technology, and the Program in Writing and Rhetoric. The SUNY Conference on Instruction and Technology (CIT)

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Early Journal Content on JSTOR, Free to Anyone

Good news for researchers from JSTOR this week: On September 6, 2011, we announced that we are making journal content in JSTOR published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere freely available to anyone, anywhere

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EEBO & LION Seminar, April 12

On Tuesday April 12th from 12:40-2:00 in the Poetry Center, Professor Douglas Pfeiffer shall hold an informal seminar on how to make practical use of two databases available from University Libraries on a trial basis — Early English Books Online

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Online Workshop on 9/7: Research Skills for Non-Traditional Students

Been out of school for a while and feeling lost? Working and going to school, and pressed for the time needed to do research? Learn how to: • Access Stony Brook University resources from off-campus • Find scholarly articles needed

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Tours of the Melville Library

Take a tour of the Melville Library’s main public service areas. Learn about our collections and services and get some freebies while you’re here. Meet us @ the Central Reading Room, Melville Library. All tours run about 30 minutes. Click

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Newspaper Research Workshop on 4/15 @ 3 PM

Extra! Extra! Become an Expert at Finding New & Historic Newspaper Articles! This session examines ways to find current and historical articles in newspapers. We’ll look at online indexes and collections of digitized newspapers, as well as explore old-fashioned ways

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Workshop: Using the Internet for Historical Research on April 7

Using the Internet for Historical Research More and more valuable historical information can now be found on the internet, especially primary source material being digitized by libraries and research institutions around the world. This workshop will highlight some of the

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