Blog Archives

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

13th Annual Library Student Staff Appreciation Luncheon

For the past 13 years The University Libraries host a luncheon each Spring to acknowledge and say thank you to our student staff for their hard work and dedication to the libraries.  The annual student staff lunch is also a

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

SBU Libraries’ Host Stony Brook’s Ultimate Frisbee Team Event

Stony Brook’s Ultimate Frisbee team and SBU libraries met for some fun activities this Wednesday, April 20th during campus lifetime at the Staller Steps. Kan Jam and lots of Frisbee action made for a beautiful afternoon since the weather cooperated!!

Posted in Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

Library Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Stony Brook University Libraries’ hosted the third in the series, and final concert of the Spring semester, “The Art of Violin” featuring musicians from the department of music. It was a beautiful afternoon enjoyed by

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

Create A Zen Garden

On Wednesday, March 30th, SBU Libraries offered a special event for students to stop and take a break for a few minutes from their studies.  Using the libraries’ promotional “Get Your Read ON!” Frisbees, a cup or so of beach

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

SBU Libraries Present #StudentStaffSpotlight

Student staff make up an essential part of the SBU Libraries community. Working on the ‘front lines’ of the library, they are often responsible for assisting patrons, providing circulation services, and much more. In order to highlight these contributions to

Posted in About Us, Stony Brook University

Library Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

SBU Libraries, in cooperation with Michael Hershkowitz, Director of Concerts,  and Department of Music faculty member, two time Grammy nominee Jennifer Frautschi,  was honored to present the first concert of the Spring 2016 semester featuring violinists and musicians from the Department

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