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African American Newspapers (1927 – 1998)

African American Newspapers (1927 – 1998) is a full-text research database providing access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles. Beginning with Freedom’s Journal (NY)—the first African American newspaper published in

Posted in Research, Spotlight

GPO Name Change

Stop the presses! The GPO is now the Government Publishing Office, and no longer the Government Printing Office. The GPO has been providing free public access to government information since March 4, 1861, the day Abraham Lincoln was sworn into

Posted in Government Information, Libraries, Research

Flame Challenge: What is Sleep?

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science asks “What is Sleep?” Some Stony Brook University students seem to be already doing some head nodding experimentation in the library. If it’s your dream to take on this challenge, though, Stony Brook

Posted in Databases, Education, Research

A Cornucopia of Resources on America’s Bounty

Food in American culture may be on our minds this Thanksgiving, as we sit down to festive meals with family and friends. For those with an interest in learning more on the topic, Stony Brook University Libraries have a bounty

Posted in Research

The Armchair Librarian

Looking to brush up on your research skills without leaving the comfort of home? Stony Brook University Libraries have it covered! The Libraries’ Youtube Channel is stocked with short, helpful tutorials like the “5 Minute Research Starter” and “Catalog Searching

Posted in Catalog, Library Instruction, Research

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

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

Posted in Research, SC

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

Posted in Research, SC