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ASK US and You Shall Receive

Stephanie McEvoy is the library’s graduate intern this semester.  She is exploring academic librarianship while she completes her Master’s in Library Science degree from Queens College.  She will be writing occasional columns about her discoveries and experiences at Stony Brook

Posted in Libraries, Reference, Research, Uncategorized

Work Smarter not Harder

Stephanie McEvoy is the library’s graduate intern this semester.  She is exploring academic librarianship while she completes her Master’s in Library Science degree from Queens College.  She will be writing occasional columns about her discoveries and experiences at Stony Brook

Posted in Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Research

MUS 520

MUS 520 (“Bibliography and Research Skills”) is a five-week course offered every fall for new students in the Music Department’s Doctoral of Musical Arts program in performance.   This year there are over 20 students in the course.  As Head

Posted in Academic Subjects, Arts & Humanities, Books, Catalog, Databases, Information Literacy, Interlibrary Loan, Libraries, Library Instruction, Manuscripts, Melville Library, Music, Reference, Research, Services, Special Collections & University Archives, Writing and Literature

Responsible Use of Electronic Resources

Stony Brook University  Libraries contracts with a variety of vendors and publishers to provide users with thousands of electronic resources (research databases, eJournals, abstracts, full text, etc.) costing millions of dollars per year. In addition to paying for these resources, the

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Copyright

What is copyright? A copyright grants to its owner the right to control an intellectual or artistic creation, including the right to profit from others using the work in specific ways without permission or from the sale and performance of

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Places to Study

Stony Brook University Libraries feature a range of study environments. From individual study carrels to technology-enhanced collaboration spaces, we have a place for your study needs. See our Libraries & Hours page for directions, contact information, and hours for each

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High School Visits

Helpful Information for High School Visits to SBU Libraries Hello and welcome! At Stony Brook Libraries, we love getting the opportunity to serve area high school research classes whenever possible. We do need to ensure that things run smoothly, so

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Research Basics and Tutorials

The librarians at Stony Brook University have created guides and handouts to help you with your research, so whether the library is open or not, help is no more than a click away. Check the library’s Research & Subject Guides

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Farewell Thomas, Hello Congress.gov

congress.gov

In 2015, government researchers will say goodbye to Thomas.gov, the congressional research website of the Library of Congress that was launched back in 1995. Its successor, Congress.gov, currently available in beta format, will be the new official website for U.S.

Posted in Databases, Electronic Resources, Government Information, Libraries, Political Science, Research

1st Library Spy Hunt is a success!

New scavenger hunt sparks interest among faculty, students, and local community members.

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Research