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Eastern Seawolves Rejoice! Physical Therapy Class of 2016 Donates Picnic Table to Southampton Campus.

Stony Brook University’s Southampton campus is pristine in its beauty, but some students have taken notice that it could use more outdoor furniture. That’s where the Physical Therapy Class of 2016 comes in. The PT program identified the perfect spot

Posted in New and Notable, Southampton, Uncategorized

Special Collections and University Archives featured by APALA!

Chinese Cuisine American Palate

Did you know that Stony Brook University on Long Island has a gigantic collection of Chinese cookbooks? What about the papers of the first published female Chinese American novelist? This week, the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) featured an

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Shoreham Documentary Filmed at SBU Libraries Airs on Japanese TV

A Japanese documentary on the Shoreham Nuclear Plant featuring rare government documents held by Stony Brook University Libraries, including the Emergency Evacuation Plan for the Shoreham Nuclear Power Station, will be broadcast on July 24 on Tokyo’s channel 4. The program, “NNN

Posted in Government Information, Japanese Studies, Melville Library, Uncategorized

Southampton Library Hosts Writers Conference Registration

Libraries, especially academic libraries, are known for being quiet spaces where students can find their favorite study spot and curl up with their assigned reading. The occasional outburst greeted with a stern warning from the Student Assistant covering the front

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Government Information Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton, dubbed “the ten dollar founding father without a father” by Lin-Manuel Miranda in his Tony Award winning play, Hamilton: An American Musical, was a major figure in American and New York politics in the late eighteenth century and is now

Posted in Government Information, History, Political Science, Uncategorized

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

SBU Libraries Partners with Prestigious Southampton Writers Conference

For over 40 years (41 to be exact), aspiring and prestigious writers have flocked to Southampton to take part in what is now one of the most well-known writers conferences in the world. While over those years the landscape has

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Author Series, Events, Featured, Library Outreach, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, Uncategorized, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

Jay Levenson awarded Presidential Mini Grant

Jay Levenson, an Interlibrary Loan clerk in the Access Services department at the Stony Brook University Libraries, is the recipient of a Presidential Mini Grant for the Departmental Diversity Initiative for his proposal to develop programming on Native American heritage! Jay’s

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24/7 Hours for Finals

Melville Library (Central Reading Room) is now open 24/7 for finals, through May 18, 2016. May 1 – 17: 24 hours May 18: Closes at 5:00PM Best of luck on your finals!  

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Need some inspiration for your research? Consider SBU Libraries’ “Old News” Databases

Primary sources are endlessly fascinating and can add value to research in a variety of disciplines.  Newspapers from another time add perspective and help the modern researcher to better understand the events, ideas, and preoccupations of the past.  The searchability

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