Blog Archives

Special Collections Hosts Tours and More on Culper Spy Day

More than 100 visitors experienced history first-hand in Special Collections on Saturday, September 16 for the third annual Culper Spy Day. Through guided tours, they learned about the spy ring and viewed SBU’s two original George Washington letters written during the American Revolution.

Posted in History, Library Outreach, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives

Memento Mori: The Richard F. Welch Collection

Learn about the history and artistry of early Long Island gravestones (1680-1801) through the Richard F. Welch Collection. Comprised of hundreds of photographs, negatives, and research notes, the collection documents gravestones, stone carvers, symbols, cemeteries, and people that lived from

Posted in Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Books, History, Manuscripts, Research, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

University Libraries Present: A Lecture by Dr. Zebulon Vance Miletsky

On Monday, February 13th, the University Libraries hosted Dr. Zebulon Vance Miletsky, who gave a lecture in honor of Black History Month.  Entitled, “Obama, Post-Racialism and the New American Dilemma,” this talk explored the historical antecedents of racial crisis in

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events, History, Social Sciences

Enhance Your Research with Sabin Americana (ProQuest)

The Sabin Americana database offers searchable, full-text access to thousands of archival documents from North, South, and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, from 1500 to 1926.  Use it to enhance your research in history, cultural studies, religion, literature,

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Electronic Resources, History, Literature, MFA Writing & Literature, Political Science, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Uncategorized, Women's Studies

On-Site Reference in SBS Cancelled

The Libraries’ on-site reference hour (1:30-2:30), held in the lobby of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, will be cancelled November 10th, 17th, and 24th.  On-site reference in SBS will resume December 1st, 1:30-2:30.  Please contact Kate Kasten at kathleen.kasten@stonybrook.edu

Posted in Library Outreach, Social Sciences

Spotlight: Witchcraft

Witchcraft in Europe & America is a research database of Fulltext primary sources offering a wide range of writings on the subject of witchcraft from the 15th century to the early 20th century, including many rare and fragile manuscripts of eyewitness

Posted in Arts & Humanities, History, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spotlight, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Atheletic Training, Biology, Business, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Cinema Studies, Classics, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Dance, Databases, eBooks, Economics, Education, eJournals, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Featured, Film Studies, Game Studies, Geosciences, Health Sciences, History, Italian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Literature, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Sustainability, Technology, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Rhetoric

Marvels & Monsters Symposium

University Libraries, the Charles B. Wang Center, and the Center for Korean Studies presents “Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic narratives” on April 23 at the Charles B. Wang Center.  The symposium features writers,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Events, Libraries, New and Notable, Social Sciences, Stony Brook University

Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

Posted in Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cinema Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Digital Collections, Economics, Education, Electronic Resources, Film Studies, French, German, Health Sciences, History, Libraries, Literature, Medicine, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Music, New and Notable, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainability, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

DATABASE TRIAL: The North China Herald (1850-1940)

TRIAL THROUGH JUNE 15, 2013. The English North China Herald is a crucial resource for the history of the foreign presence in China from 1850 through 1940. As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Business, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Government Information, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Maps, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies