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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

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Don’t leave your personal items unattended!

We know it’s tempting. You’ve been studying in the library for hours and are ready for a break. You don’t want to give up your comfortable chair while you run to the restroom or go out for a bite to

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The Music Library’s Reel-to-Reel Recordings

The Music Library’s reel-to-reel recordings represent the early history of the University’s Music Department.  For several decades, faculty and student recitals, symphony, chamber music and choral concerts were recorded directly to the reels, and archived in the Music Library.  Among

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Melville Library, Music, Music Library, Preservation

Michael Huang Keynotes at the 3rd International Conference on Leadership and Innovative Management in Academic Libraries

Michael Bailou Huang, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives and Health Sciences Librarian, presented a keynote speech titled “Transforming Stony Brook University Libraries into Collaborative Spaces” at the 3rd International Conference on Leadership and Innovative Management in Academic

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Women’s History Month celebration continues

The Stony Brook University Libraries’ Women’s History Month events continued on March 9, 2017 with a presentation by Dr. Patricia Aceves in the Special Collections Seminar Room.  Dr. Aceves’ led an engaging talk called “Managing Power & Load: A Primer

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Michael Huang Presents at Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

Michael Bailou Huang, Coordinator, Office of Global Library Initiatives and Health Sciences Librarian, delivered a talk titled “New Roles of Academic Librarians” at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China on January 12, 2017.

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Michael Bailou Huang Presents at Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

Michael Bailou Huang, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives and Health Sciences Librarian presented an invited lecture titled “New Roles of Academic Librarians” at Southwest Jiaotong University in Chengdu, China on January 10, 2017. Over 200 librarians from

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library, Melville Library

Library Concert Series: Fall Chamber Music Festival 2016

SBU Libraries was proud and honored to host the final concert of the fall 2016 semester on Wednesday, December 14th in the Melville Library Galleria. These amazing musicians are graduate students from the Stony Brook University Department of Music. They

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SBU Libraries & CAPS presents PALS! Stressed? Pet a dog!

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, SBU Libraries & CAPS, Counseling and Psychological Services, held a popular event, Pet Away Life Stress! (PALS) through animal assisted interactions. Belle, an 11 year old black lab,  Jesse, a 5 year old golden retriever, and Ellie, a 4

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Create Your Own Zen Garden Event

Wednesday, November 16th, SBU Libraries invited the students to “take a moment” and create their own personal Zen Garden. Using the libraries’s promotional Frisbee, sand, “special” rocks which were collected by 5 year old Riley at local West Meadow Beach,

Posted in Events, Get Your Read On, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University