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From the University Archives: Flashback Friday – 60 Years of The Statesman

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of Stony Brook University’s first student newspaper, The Statesman, founded in 1957 with the name Sucolian (an acronym for State University College on Long Island).   The newspaper has been digitized; it can be browsed

Posted in Special Collections & University Archives, Stony Brook University

Library Concert Series: Fall Chamber Music Festival 2016

SBU Libraries was proud and honored to host the final concert of the fall 2016 semester on Wednesday, December 14th in the Melville Library Galleria. These amazing musicians are graduate students from the Stony Brook University Department of Music. They

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Music, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries & CAPS presents PALS! Stressed? Pet a dog!

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, SBU Libraries & CAPS, Counseling and Psychological Services, held a popular event, Pet Away Life Stress! (PALS) through animal assisted interactions. Belle, an 11 year old black lab,  Jesse, a 5 year old golden retriever, and Ellie, a 4

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

Create Your Own Zen Garden Event

Wednesday, November 16th, SBU Libraries invited the students to “take a moment” and create their own personal Zen Garden. Using the libraries’s promotional Frisbee, sand, “special” rocks which were collected by 5 year old Riley at local West Meadow Beach,

Posted in Events, Get Your Read On, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries & Counseling and Psychological Services Presents: “PALS”

On Wednesday, November 9, 2016, SBU Libraries & CAPS, Counseling and Psychological Services, held a popular event, Pet Away Life Stress! (PALS) through animal assisted interactions. Beau, a border collie mix, Sophie, a golden retriever, and Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel came to

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

On November 2, 2016 the University Libraries hosted a display and educational exhibit as part of the First Native American Heritage Awareness Program Series.  Five tables were set up on that beautiful fall day just outside the Melville Library.  Jay

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

University Libraries Presents: “INCIPIENT” 2016 Fine Arts Organization Student Exhibition

University Libraries is honored to exhibit the talented works of Stony Brook student artists as part of the grand opening of the renovated reading rooms, the Stony Brook Foundation Knowledge Commons. To highlight the student-centered vision for the recently completed renovation, University Libraries designated student art exhibit space

Posted in Art, Events, Featured, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

Academic Commons: Your Global Audience Is Here

The Academic Commons is an open access scholarly repository and publishing platform for the Stony Brook University community. Works in Academic Commons are: *freely accessible online       *easily discoverable via search engines *regularly backed up             *assigned a permanent URL so they

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Stony Brook University

Adrienne Harris visits the Robert Sklar Collection at SBU’s Southampton Library.

Adrienne Harris recently visited the Southampton library with Professor and novelist Robert Reeves. Robert Reeves guided her through the multiple displays that SBU’s Southampton Library put together in honor of her late husband, Dr. Robert Sklar. She spoke in great detail

Posted in Southampton, Stony Brook University

All Staff Retreat – Strategic Design Progress Update 2016

On Tuesday June 14th, all University Libraries staff members retreated to the Wang Center for a day-long event detailing department progress updates on the library’s strategic planning goals and accomplishments for 2015-16. Department heads were invited to share brief summaries of various

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Stony Brook University