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Create Your Own Zen Garden!

On Wednesday, October 28th, the Melville Library Galleria was full of students who took a moment to stop and create a mini Zen Garden to take with them. A total of 96 little gardens were made! CAPS, the Counseling and

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Highlights from the Lessard Concert

The concert tribute to the life and music of John “Jack,” Lessard took place on Thursday night, October 22, before an audience of nearly two hundred in the Staller Center’s Recital Hall.  Music Department Chair Perry Goldstein welcomed the audience,

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Zotero is Coming!

Zotero is coming! Have no fear, we will save you! If you are scratching your head wondering what Zotero is, here’s a brief synopsis: Zotero is an easy-to-use web tool that allows you to collect, organize, and cite your references. 

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It’s Time to Go Back to the Future!

Did you know that today holds a special place in the heart of Back to the Future aficionados?  In Back to the Future II (1989), Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel all the way into the future…to October 21, 2015!

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It’s time for the Fall 2015 Buy a Bag of Books Sale

Thursday, October 15, 2015, is the Stony Brook University Libraries Buy a Bag of Books Sale! Pay $2 for a bag and then fill it with books from the Book Sale.  We’ve got books on a wide range of subjects. Don’t

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Learn More: Latin American Studies

This October, SBU Libraries are highlighting our rich resources related to Latin American Studies. In addition to our collection of books , videos,  and journals  such as The Journal of Latin American Studies,  the Libraries have also prepared subject guides that gather relevant

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Concert Celebration

The Music of John Lessard, composer and foundng member of Stony Brook University’s Music Department, will take place on Thursday, October 22 at 8 pm in the Staller Center’s Recital Hall.  Come hear performances by the Music Department’s faculty, students

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Stony Brook University is Trying Out The North China Herald

Good news! SBU Libraries is beginning a trial run of The North China Herald. What does this mean for you, dear patrons? Wonderful things. Read on to learn more about what you could learn from this. The English-language North China

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Digital Collections, Uncategorized

Come join the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) – LabArchives Presentation

ELN is a program that allows scientists, engineers, and researchers to digitally document lab notes, data, and procedures of experiments.  These systems are designed to replace paper laboratory notebooks.  Electronic lab notebooks are fairly new technology but offer many benefits

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Have a Question? On-Site Reference in Humanities and SBS

SBU Libraries will offer on-site reference and consultation services in the Humanities Building lobby (Mondays, 2-3) and the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building lobby (Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30).  All members of the campus community are invited to learn more about how the

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