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Pi-Day Honors the Delicious Side of Mathematics

Stony Brook University Libraries kicked off Pi-Day a little early again this year as a nod to the irrational side of the symbol known as Pi, and also because the true Pi-Day – today – falls on spring break.  The event drew

Posted in Events, Featured, Library Outreach, Math, Physics and Astronomy Library, Melville Library

Mathletes & Foodies Rejoice! Pi-Day Returns to the Library

We can’t wait for Monday, we’re starting our Pi-day celebration this Friday, March 11th in the Melville Library Galleria! Stop by the Galleria Information Desk for a FREE slice of pie and enter to win numerous contests for a chance

Posted in Events, Featured, Get Your Read On, Library Science, Math, Physics and Astronomy Library, Melville Library

Free Workshop: Jump Start Your Research!

SBU Libraries want to  help you  “jump start” your research assignment, even if you don’t know where to begin. On Tuesday March 8, from 3-4PM in Melville Library Classroom A, a friendly librarian will be on hand to offer individualized research instruction tailored

Posted in Library Instruction, Melville Library, Research

International Baccalaureate students visit SBU Libraries

On February 29, twenty bright eyed students from West Islip High School’s International Baccalaureate program visited Stony Brook University Libraries to learn about research skills and library databases for their year long research projects on topics as disparate as Bach’s dance

Posted in Circulation, Databases, Library Instruction, Melville Library

SBU Libraries: Yes, we also do matchmaking!

It was the best of holidays, it was the worst of holidays.  Regardless of how you feel about Valentine’s Day, it is coming, ready or not.  If you find yourself a little dismayed by this news because you have no

Posted in Library Outreach, Melville Library

Melville Library Galleria Info Desk Gets a New Look

Those who braved the mountains of snow generously gifted to us by recent passerby Blizzard Jonas (thanks a lot, Jonas!) may have noticed something new and wonderful in the Melville Library Galleria.  The neutral toned horseshoe-shaped counter that serves as an information

Posted in Art, Classics, Melville Library, New and Notable, Writing and Literature

Guinness World Record Shattered in Melville Library!

While many were taking advantage of Stony Brook University Libraries’ newly extended hours this Saturday, Rowe Hessler, celebrated 2-time U.S. Speedcubing Champion, was eyeing this extra time as an opportunity to put himself to a different sort of test.  Most

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Tennessee Williams & SBU Southampton

The traditional holiday Lighting of the Windmill at Stony Brook Southampton will take place Friday, December 4, 2015, from 5-7 pm. Join the Stony Brook Southampton community as they celebrate the iconic Windmill with special guests in the Chancellors Hall lobby

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Melville Library

#GivingTuesday, Getting Knowledge- Priceless!

#GivingTuesday, a global day to give back, is a great opportunity to highlight all that SBU Libraries contribute to the university community. The libraries offer students, faculty, and staff access to world class collections and services, including books, journals, databases,

Posted in About Us, Books, Databases, Libraries, Melville Library, Reference, Research

Library Concert Series: “Art of Violin”

  SBU Libraries, in cooperation with Michael Hershkowitz, Director of Concerts, Department of Music, was honored to present the third of three concerts “Art of Violin” featuring musicians from the Department of Music, Stony Brook University.  It was a beautiful

Posted in Library Outreach, Melville Library