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Special Collections Acquire Childs and Lockwood Family Papers

Special Collections has acquired an important local history collection. The papers of Eversley Childs (1867-1953) and family members, who resided in Crane Neck, Village of Old Field, NY, New York City, and Greenwich, CT, were donated by Childs’ great-granddaughter, Wendy

Posted in History, Manuscripts, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives

Librarians Sally Stieglitz and Kristen Nyitray win grant for World War I Centennial programming

Sally Stieglitz and Kristen Nyitray, librarians at Stony Brook University Libraries, have been selected by the Library of America as recipients of a grant for programming marking the upcoming centennial of the First World War. World War I and America is a

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, History, New and Notable

Eastern Seawolves Rejoice! Physical Therapy Class of 2016 Donates Picnic Table to Southampton Campus.

Stony Brook University’s Southampton campus is pristine in its beauty, but some students have taken notice that it could use more outdoor furniture. That’s where the Physical Therapy Class of 2016 comes in. The PT program identified the perfect spot

Posted in New and Notable, Southampton, Uncategorized

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival July 31-August 28, 2016

As a gentle rain poured over eastern Long Island early Sunday evening, a packed sanctuary of concertgoers at Bridgehampton’s Presbyterian Church reveled in Alan Alda’s delightful readings of excerpts from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s letters, interspersed with top-notch performances of the

Posted in Music, Music Library, New and Notable

SBU Libraries Partners with Prestigious Southampton Writers Conference

For over 40 years (41 to be exact), aspiring and prestigious writers have flocked to Southampton to take part in what is now one of the most well-known writers conferences in the world. While over those years the landscape has

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Author Series, Events, Featured, Library Outreach, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, Uncategorized, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

What’s New at Southampton? Q&A with William Blydenburgh

Our students out at the Southampton Branch of Stony Brook University (or #EasternSeawolves as they’re now being referred to on social media) are starting to see a new face behind the desk at the Library and out and about on

Posted in About Us, Library Outreach, MFA Writing & Literature, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight

Extended Hours – Major Changes Coming to the SBU Southampton Library

In an effort to provide extended services to a budding enrollment, the Stony Brook Southampton Library has, and will continue to make major changes to their services and online resources. The changes started late in April when the Southampton branch

Posted in About Us, Featured, Hours, Libraries, Library Outreach, New and Notable, Southampton

Play Culper Spies eGame this Presidents Day Week!

Presidents Day is next Monday, February 15th.  Wondering what you can do to feel a little more patriotic? Why not learn more about our nation’s rich history while fine tuning your research skills! For those looking for a game that

Posted in Game Studies, Get Your Read On, History, Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, New and Notable

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, Literature, Melville Library, New and Notable, Uncategorized

New eBook Databases: ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete & University Press Collection

The Libraries have subscribed to ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete and University Press Collection.  These collections offer access to more than 740,000 full-text eBooks to support research and learning in the arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and life sciences,

Posted in Databases, eBooks, New and Notable