Blog Archives

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) currently indexes over 1.6 million freely accessible electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 600 colleges, universities, and research institutions. The OATD project is led by

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Databases, New and Notable, Open Access, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sustainability

April contests, activities in the Central Reading Room

This month the Central Reading Room is providing patrons with fun distractions and a chance at prizes, just for using our services.

Posted in Central Reading Room, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, New and Notable, Reference, Research

Take a Book/Leave a Book

SBU Libraries launch a new book exchange program to provide popular reading material for students.

Posted in Books, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, New and Notable

Give a Book Take a Book – SS Melville Lives On!

The SS Melville boat will serve as a new library outreach vessel for supplying books for patrons to give and take.

Posted in Library Outreach, Melville Library, New and Notable

18th-Century Shipping Mapped Using 21st Century Technology

Maps of 18th-Century shipping trade routes.

Posted in Economics, Geosciences, History, New and Notable, Technology

New Books & Other Materials

Interested in learning about new University Libraries books, DVDs, CDs and more? All our new acquisitions are listed on our New Books List.  Highlights include: DVDs The great rock ‘n’ roll swindle [videorecording] Ganges [videorecording] / Excalibur [videorecording] / eBooks

Posted in New and Notable

Two New Publications By Librarians!

Both Dana Antonucci-Durgan, Head of the Chemistry Library and Biology & Chemistry Librarian, and Cynthia Dietz, Science/ Map Librarian, have published separate articles in the Spring 2010 issue of the refereed journal Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship. Dana’s article,

Posted in New and Notable, Scholarly Communication

Welcome to the new website!

The new Stony Brook University Libraries is here to improve your experience using our resources and services.

Posted in New and Notable

SBU Libraries acquires second Washington letter

From Chris Filstrup, Dean & Director Stony Brook arrived in force at Christie’s auction of American documents yesterday. Kristen Nyitray, Richie Feinberg, and I represented the library. We were joined by Barbara Russell, Suffolk County Historian, and Elizabeth Kaplan, Director

Posted in New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives