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New Podcast Highlights SBU’s Spy Letters

From the shores of Setauket in the late 1700s to the auction room at Christie’s, the new podcast “Washington’s Spy Letters” reveals the continuing evolution of the Culper Spy Ring’s historical significance. Part of the podcast series The Long Island History

Posted in History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

What the Health? Workshop Series Concludes

On April 5, the Stony Brook health sciences librarians concluded their three-part workshop series for Suffolk County’s public librarians, What the Health? The series focused on teaching the public librarians more about the freely available health resources from the National

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach

Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! In celebration, Special Collections is featuring several of its distinctive archives of poets ranging from manuscript drafts to published books. All are welcome to explore these unique literary works that celebrate “poetry’s vital place in our

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Books, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives, Writing and Literature

Diverse and Inspiring Works Showcased at Art Crawl

Thank you to all who attended the Art Crawl on March 28! The tour stops featured these diverse and inspiring works.   Special Collections, Melville Library – Unscattered Leaves: Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, Western Europe, XII-XVI Century MFA student

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

Art Crawl March 28: Medieval Manuscripts, MFA Works, and Potatoes!

Art Crawl: March 28 from 3pm to 5pm (new date due to inclement weather) Tour Special Collections, Alloway Gallery, Zuccaire Gallery and the Wang Center. RSVPs are not necessary. Join at any stop along the crawl!   Stony Brook University is

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

University Archives to Host Class of 1968, 50th Reunion Event

Stony Brook University’s class of 1968 is reuniting this May to celebrate a momentous milestone – 50 years since graduation. On Saturday, May 19 Special Collections and University Archives will participate in the Alumni Relations‘ event by hosting an open house

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

New Melville Library Display Features Medieval Manuscripts

A new Special Collections’ display in the Central Reading Room, Melville Library highlights “Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts,” a digital collection recently published by Stony Brook University Libraries. Photographs from the Otto F. Ege compiled portfolio Fifty

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room, Digital Collections, Electronic Resources, History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Melville Library, Music, Religious Studies, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

SBU Librarians Participate in Veteran Students Orientation

SBU librarians Kate Kasten and Laurel Scheinfeld spoke to incoming veteran students at an orientation held by the Office of Veterans Affairs on January 17th.  Kate and Laurel discussed the ways in which the library helps students to enhance their learning,

Posted in Library Outreach

Special Collections and University Archives: 2017 in Review

Special Collections and University Archives had an amazing and banner 2017! Classes, tour groups, and researchers visited the department in person to consult the University Libraries’ unique research and primary source collections. Nearly 1,000 reference questions were answered. Digital collections were launched.

Posted in Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

HSL Librarians at SCLS Veterans Fair

On November 13, two of the HSL librarians participated in a Veterans Resource Fair at Suffolk Cooperative Library System in Bellport. Jessica Koos and Gregg Stevens met public librarians from across Suffolk County and provided them with resources that would

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach