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Remote Access to Online Resources

Remote access to the library’s collections of web-based resources is available for current Stony Brook faculty, students, and staff. Dial-up, DSL, and cable modem access are supported.   When prompted for a username and password after clicking on a resource

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Reserves for Students

Welcome to Stony Brook University Libraries Reserves webpage. Upon request, and in accordance with applicable copyright restrictions, the Libraries provide access to both print and electronic materials for courses.  Contact us for more information. Course Reserves Teaching assistants and faculty may

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Reserves Guidelines

Material that is on reserve has a shorter circulation period and may be restricted to use in the Library. Material is placed on Reserve for one (1) semester. At the end of the semester, all print material is removed from

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eReserves Guidelines

To have material placed on reserve, complete and submit the eReserves Request form. Incomplete forms may delay processing.  Please submit Reserves Requests by the following dates:   Fall – July 30 Spring – November 30 Summer – April 30  

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Audio-Visual Reserves Guidelines

Complete and submit the AV online form.  Use your Stony Brook University email address to receive a confirmation copy by email. Contact Reserves with questions.   Please submit Reserves Requests by the following dates:   Fall – July 30 Spring – November

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My Library Account

You can renew books, DVDs and other checked-out materials, place a hold request, and pay library fines through your online catalog account.  Login to your catalog account using your NetID.   Choose a Library to Log in: All Main Campus

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Main Stacks Directory

The entrance to the Main Stacks is on the 3rd floor of the Melville Library.  Access to the 2nd and 4th floors are through the inner staircases on the 3rd floor.  Follow the signs in Main Stacks to the stairs.

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Resource Sharing

The Resource Sharing unit strives to make resources available by providing electronic or physical delivery of material from library collections. Services offered by Resource Sharing include: Request via Interlibrary Loan Document Delivery Course Reserves   Policies: Interlibrary Loan for SBU

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Locating Materials

Stony Brook University Libraries use Library of Congress classification. The Health Sciences Library uses the National Library of Medicine classification. Call Number Locations for Main Stacks The Main Stacks contains collections of journals, serials and books supporting research in the

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Copyright Policies

Copyright Guidelines for Print Reserves All material placed on Print Reserves will be at the initiative the instructor for the non-commercial, educational usage of students. One copy of a course text may be put on reserve at the request of

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