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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

New Publication From Library Staff

Stony Brook University Libraries are proud to highlight the creative achievements of Celeste Hessler, of the Music Library. who recently published the second book in her Mysterious Fantasy Cube Trilogy.  The series is inspired by her son, Rowe Hessler, former

Posted in About Us, eBooks, Literature

Whan that Aprille, with his shoures soote

Thus begins The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, reminding us that April is National Poetry Month. Whether or not you agree with Chaucer that April showers are sweet, you can still celebrate poetry month at SBU Libraries, where poetry is

Posted in Books, Databases, Digital Collections, eBooks, Electronic Resources, Literature, Research, Writing and Literature

Database Trial: Eighteenth Century Journals Portal

Eighteenth Century Journals Portal brings together rare journals and newspapers printed between c.1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Many are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years.

Posted in Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Economics, French, History, Journalism, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Atheletic Training, Biology, Business, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Cinema Studies, Classics, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Dance, Databases, eBooks, Economics, Education, eJournals, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Featured, Film Studies, Game Studies, Geosciences, Health Sciences, History, Italian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Literature, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Sustainability, Technology, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Rhetoric

Dr. Daniel Thomas Moran Donates Autographed Books and Archival Materials

moran gift books

  Special Collections of the University Libraries has received a donation of autographed books – literature and poetry – and archival materials, from Stony Brook University alumnus Dr. Daniel Thomas Moran. His series of donations over the past eight years include

Posted in Literature, Special Collections & University Archives

The Write Stuff

Aspiring authors, if you aren’t able to attend this year’s Southampton Writers Conference,  Stony Brook’s annual summer program of stellar writing workshops taught by world class novelists, playwrights, and poets, do not despair….you can still avail yourself of the University

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Books, Databases, eBooks, Electronic Resources, Libraries, Literature, MFA Writing & Literature

Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

Posted in Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cinema Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Digital Collections, Economics, Education, Electronic Resources, Film Studies, French, German, Health Sciences, History, Libraries, Literature, Medicine, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Music, New and Notable, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainability, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

SUNY-wide 18th and 19th Century Essay Contest

SUNY and Gale Cengage are sponsoring an Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Essay Contest.  Throughout the Fall 2013 Semester, students, faculty and staff will have trial access to the Gale Database Nineteenth Century Collections Online.  See details and guidelines on the

Posted in Academic Subjects, Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, History, Literature, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

Southampton Windmill Literary Landmark Dedication Ceremony

The historic and iconic windmill on the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University has won designation as a Literary Landmark from United for Libraries, a division of the  American Library Association. Landmark status was granted to the windmill based on

Posted in Events, Literature, MFA Writing & Literature, Special Collections & University Archives