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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

University Libraries, Simons Center Gallery and Zuccaire Gallery Featured at Art Crawl

On Friday, November 3, guests of the Art Crawl experienced an exciting and diverse array of photographs, paintings, multi-media installations, and sculpture. Four galleries at Stony Brook University were featured at the second event of the semester. Art Crawls unite Stony Brook

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

Stony Brook Rocks! Vintage Concert Photos and Posters on View

Now on view in the Central Reading Room is a selection of posters and concert photos from the University Archives documenting Stony Brook’s amazing concert history and legacy. In the 1960s and ‘70s, from punk to jazz to folk, SBU played host to

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Art Crawl II: Friday, November 3, 3pm-5pm

Art Crawls unite Stony Brook University’s galleries through a series of free, guided tours led by expert curators. The University Libraries will be participating in the November Art Crawl. Join in at any point on the tours! The Art Crawl is supported by a Presidential

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

University Archives in “Gold Coast Classrooms” Exhibition

Artifacts from the University Archives are highlighted in the exhibition “Gold Coast Classrooms” at the North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove, New York. The exhibition brings focus and attention to Long Island’s historic gold coast mansions adapted for educational purposes. It

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

How to make a Tiny Book Workshop a Success

On October 20th, the Preservation Department’s Bookbinder/Preservation Technician, Arielle Hessler, hosted How to Make a Tiny Book.  The event and room were filled to capacity as interested campus community members learned the in-and-outs of making a tiny book; the series is

Posted in Library Outreach, Preservation

Prize-Winning Journalist Bill Bleyer Presents on Naval History

Prize-winning journalist, author, and historian Bill Bleyer presented “Long Island Naval History in Wartime, with an emphasis on World War I” on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Special guests in attendance included residents of the Long Island State Veterans Home, Stony Brook,

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

New York Archives Week, October 18-25

Special Collections and University Archives is participating in New York Archives Week, October 18-25, 2017. Nationally, October is American Archives Month. Archives Week events are designed to raise the public’s awareness of the importance of preserving and making accessible our

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives