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Academic Engagement

The Stony Brook University Libraries instruction program nurtures and develops critical thinking skills for the university community, skills that are applicable inside and outside the academic environment. We create and sustain best practices in assessment, pedagogy, and emerging technologies that

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Research Consultations

In-depth consultation For in-depth research please schedule appointments with one of our subject specialists. Subject specialists include all members of the Reference Team, as well as Library Liaisons and Subject Selectors from other parts of the libraries. If you know the subject

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Ask a Librarian

Online Chat Get online research help — click the ‘Ask Us’ button available on the header of every library webpage.  If chat is offline, see below for more research assistance.   Available: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Some

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Quick Reference Shelf

Dictionaries Oxford English Dictionary Oxford Bilingual Dictionaries Encyclopedias Britannica Online Oxford Reference Online Gale Virtual Reference Thesaurus Oxford Thesaurus Style Manuals APA Citation Style Chicago Manual of Style MLA Citation Style

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Search & Discover Help

Find what you need, understand our eResources discovery tools, and get help. Search & Discover is the Stony Brook University Libraries discovery system. It includes results from both Stony Brook University online catalogs (STARS and the Health Sciences Library Catalog), hundreds of

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SBU Librarians Present at English Department Lightning Talks

Kathleen Kasten (Head of Humanities and Social Sciences) and Lis Pankl (Head of Academic Engagement) presented on Library Resources & Services for Graduate Students in English at the first English Department Lightning Talks event on 4/19/2016. Also presenting were faculty and

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Research

End-of-semester Reference in the Humanities Building, May 2nd 2-3

Join us for an end-of-semester, on-site reference hour in the Humanities Building lobby on Monday, May 2nd from 2 to 3.  Librarians will be available to answer questions about research, collections, and library services.   Image: By The McClouds from Chicago

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Reference, Research

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

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Access SBU Libraries eBooks any time, anywhere!

Did you know that you can access eBooks at Stony Brook University Libraries whenever you’d like, even when you’re off campus?  Simply log in with your NetID and password to read eBooks chosen to support the wide variety of academic

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