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Come Learn the Art of Alchemy at Southampton

The Southampton library is proud to help kick off SBU Libraries Art in Focus series with a lecture on a fascinating topic: the restoration of Jackson Pollock’s 1947 painting Alchemy.   Please join us Tuesday, September 12th at 7 pm

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Art, Events, Southampton

New interviews in the Women in US-Asian Relations Oral History Project

Just in time for Women’s History Month, the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies and the University Libraries bring you the next group of student interviews of prominent women currently working in US-Asian relations. The Women in US-Asian Relations

Posted in Academic Subjects, Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Digital Collections, Library Science, Women's Studies

Culper Spy Ring Display at SBU Southampton Library

The SBU Southampton Library is proud to present a display on George Washington and the Culper Spy Ring for the month of February. Kristen Nyitray, Head of Special Collections and University Archives,  provided the material and the background on this

Posted in Academic Subjects, History, Maps, Southampton, Special Collections & University Archives

What You Need To Do While You’re In School

Emily Warren is a Spring 2015 Library Intern.  She will be posting about excellent resources to enhance the undergraduate experience. So, you’re currently taking classes at SBU, while probably working a part-time job and crossing you’re fingers that the perfect full-time

Posted in Academic Subjects, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Atheletic Training, Business, Central Reading Room, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, Cinema Studies, Communicating Science, Comparative Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Film Studies

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

BrowZine @ Stony Brook

BrowZine delivers thousands of academic journals to your iPad or Android tablet. BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in Open Access and University Libraries subscriptions (including Health Sciences Library subscriptions), uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals

Posted in Academic Subjects, Electronic Resources

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

Database Trials

University Libraries is sponsoring a selection of database trials throughout the Fall 2013 Semester.  To discover and access trial databases, visit Databases Trials. Trials include: Access World News The most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers globally, Access World News provides

Posted in Academic Subjects, Database Trials, Databases

SUNY-wide 18th and 19th Century Essay Contest

SUNY and Gale Cengage are sponsoring an Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Essay Contest.  Throughout the Fall 2013 Semester, students, faculty and staff will have trial access to the Gale Database Nineteenth Century Collections Online.  See details and guidelines on the

Posted in Academic Subjects, Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, History, Literature, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

New Books at Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Information Center

For a long time, due to budget restrictions, we were unable to purchase new books other than the ones for class reserve requested by the faculty of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.     Finally this year, we are able to order some books and we

Posted in Academic Subjects, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences