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History Mystery?- Genealogy Resources at SBU Libraries

Whether for scholarly research or as a hobby, SBU Libraries have a number of important resources for genealogy. On February 25, the University Library Colloquium Series offers the opportunity to learn more about those resources and how they were used to

Posted in Government Information, History, Libraries, Research

On-Site Reference in the Humanities Building

Have a question?  On-site reference returns to the Humanities Building on Monday afternoons 2-3, effective January 25th.  Stop by to ask questions, to learn more about the Libraries’ services and collections, and to find out how librarians can help you

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

#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

What is Sound? Taking on the Alda Center “Flame Challenge”

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science has announced its 2016 Flame Challenge question: What is sound? For scholars hoping to take on the task of explaining science to an eleven year old, SBU Libraries are the place to start your

Posted in Biology, Books, Catalog, Journalism, Research

Get Help for Stalled Research

Has your research stalled leaving you lost and bewildered? Have no fear, the library is here! Our free workshop, Jump Start Your Research takes place on October 27 at 3:00 in Library Classroom A where  you can meet with a

Posted in Libraries, Library Instruction, Research

University Libraries Colloquium Series

We are pleased to announce the October schedule for the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series.  All are welcome to attend. Please mark your calendars and come join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, achievements,

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Research, Scholarly Communication

Have a Question? On-Site Reference in Humanities and SBS

SBU Libraries will offer on-site reference and consultation services in the Humanities Building lobby (Mondays, 2-3) and the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building lobby (Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30).  All members of the campus community are invited to learn more about how the

Posted in Library Outreach, Reference, Research

Congressional Tweets? #EnhancedResearch @SBULibraries

SBU Libraries‘ ProQuest Congressional database recently launched a newly redesigned interface with some engaging new enhancements such the ability to retrieve social media content from Senators, Representatives, and Federal agencies. The Political News & Social Media search can be filtered by

Posted in Databases, Government Information, Research

This Just In!- News Resources for Journalism Students

This week, the Melville Library welcomes the participants of the 2015 Greene Team, a School of Journalism “boot camp” for high school  journalists. For these budding journalists and for more  seasoned Stony Brook journalism students, SBU Libraries  is the place

Posted in Databases, Journalism, Melville Library, Research

Summertime and the Research is Easy

Stony Brook University Libraries know that even in summertime, research can be a priority. That’s why we are highlighting our research services and resources, starting with our excellent Subject & Research Guides. 277 guides on more than 50 subjects await

Posted in Research, Services