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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, Uncategorized

View & Manipulate Molecular Structures

Two workshops are being offered to introduce the primary molecular databases, PDB & MMDB, and will demonstrate the NCBI’s Cn3D software tool for viewing and manipulating structures.  One of the fastest growing areas of study in biology focuses on the molecular

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Uncategorized

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, Uncategorized

SBU Hospital CEO Recognizes Pop-Up in Library

Reuven Pasternak, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Stony Brook University Hospital hosts his own blog to recognize and highlight achievements throughout the hospital and medical schools. These blog posts usually focus on the clinical departments and achievements within the hospital.

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Uncategorized

Text & Inspiration at University Libraries Present: Literary Karaoke

On March 2, Students and faculty met in Melville Library’s Center for Scholarly Communications to do literary karaoke with their favorite texts.  In honor of Women’s History Month, participants read poetry and prose written by women authors. Literary Karaoke is

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International Baccalaureate students visit SBU Libraries

On February 29, twenty bright eyed students from West Islip High School’s International Baccalaureate program visited Stony Brook University Libraries to learn about research skills and library databases for their year long research projects on topics as disparate as Bach’s dance

Posted in Circulation, Databases, Library Instruction, Melville Library, Uncategorized

Kudos: Increase Your Research Impact and Citations

Although Open Access leverages the availability of your research to a broad spectrum of audiences, it does not guarantee the visibility of your work due to the abundance of literature available online. To overcome this setback you can use Kudos as a toolkit

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Uncategorized

SBU Libraries Acquire Electronic Access to Sabin Americana, 1500-1926

Explore Sabin Americana, 1500-1926, one of the Libraries’ newest databases: “Based on Joseph Sabin’s famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana – A Dictionary of Books Relating to America From its Discovery to the Present Time, Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 is an online collection of

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Black History Month 2016

Black History Month (February 1 through 29) is a wonderful opportunity to navigate resources in the Melville Library which describe the multitude of events, places and contributions of peoples of African descent!  The following electronic sources are rich in content and provide

Posted in Africana Studies, History, Uncategorized

Melville Library Galleria Info Desk Gets a New Look

Those who braved the mountains of snow generously gifted to us by recent passerby Blizzard Jonas (thanks a lot, Jonas!) may have noticed something new and wonderful in the Melville Library Galleria.  The neutral toned horseshoe-shaped counter that serves as an information

Posted in Art, Classics, Literature, Melville Library, New and Notable, Uncategorized