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Piano Man

If you are anticipating Billy Joel’s speech at Stony Brook University’s commencement with great excitement and want to learn more about the Piano Man, SBU Libraries have the resources for  you. In addition to sound recordings and music scores, the Library

Posted in Libraries, Music, Music Library, Research

Documentary filmmakers at SBU Libraries

Japanese documentary filmmakers visited SBU’s Melville Library on April 15 in order to examine and film original documents from Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant’s emergency evacuation plan. Their documentary  concerns Japan’s Fukushimi Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant which suffered damage as a

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Government Information, Research

NEW Queer Studies Guide!

Did you know that the term Queer isn’t necessarily derogatory? It is an umbrella term for gender and sexual minorities who are not cisgender or heterosexual. Check out this reinvigorated guide featuring resources for the study of lesbian, gay, transgender,

Posted in Databases, eJournals, Electronic Resources, Featured, Library Outreach, Reference, Research, Women's Studies

Whan that Aprille, with his shoures soote

Thus begins The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, reminding us that April is National Poetry Month. Whether or not you agree with Chaucer that April showers are sweet, you can still celebrate poetry month at SBU Libraries, where poetry is

Posted in Books, Databases, Digital Collections, eBooks, Electronic Resources, Research, Writing and Literature

The Everyday Joys of Japan

On display at the Jasmine Gallery (Wang Center) through July 5 is an exhibit entitled “The Everyday Joys of Japan,”  in which artist Jiro Osuga illustrates modern daily life in Japan. For those with interest in learning more about Japanese art,

Posted in Art, Asian and Asian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Libraries, Research

Research Anywhere!

Why would anyone try to do research from a mobile phone?  Because it’s always with you, it always has an Internet connection, and the library has the tools you need to find articles, access databases, and other helpful resources. Check

Posted in Databases, eBooks, eJournals, Electronic Resources, Library Technology, 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 10, from 1-2PM, librarians will be on hand to offer individualized research instruction tailored to your topics and

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Instruction, Research

Search Smarter and Faster

Quotation marks are not just for grammar anymore. Putting quotation marks around a term or phrase of two or more words will yield results that are more accurate than a search of the same words without quotation marks. This is

Posted in Libraries, Research

New York “In a Blizzard’s Grasp”

That was headline of the New York Times, March 13, 1888, when a severe storm crippled New York City. Calling it “the worst storm the city has ever known,” the Times described the impact of of the blizzard, sharing the

Posted in Databases, Libraries, News Literacy, Research

Nature promotes read-only sharing of articles

Nature will make its articles back to 1869 free to share to be read online but not to be printed or downloaded. All research papers from Nature will be made free to read in a proprietary screen-view format that can

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Open Access, Research, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics