Take the Hemingway challenge, he dared.

A story in six words, that’s what they say Ernest Hemingway wrote. Taken as a challenge, he came up with the tragic: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Since then countless others have worked to pack just the right combination

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Tea Time Conversations at SBU Southampton Library

Although we’re a small campus, it can be hard to meet and interact with people outside of our usual orbits. We all have busy schedules and places we need to be. What’s needed is a chance to slow down and

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Join Us on a Free Art Crawl! Friday, April 7 from 3pm-6pm

The University Libraries is pleased to be part of the campus-wide Art Crawl on Friday, April 7 from 3pm-6pm. This free, guided tour of galleries begins at 3pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Zodiac Gallery, but please join us at

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Women’s History Month celebration continues

The Stony Brook University Libraries’ Women’s History Month events continued on March 9, 2017 with a presentation by Dr. Patricia Aceves in the Special Collections Seminar Room.  Dr. Aceves’ led an engaging talk called “Managing Power & Load: A Primer

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University Libraries Colloquium Series — Chris Kretz and Michael B. Huang

On March 16th, the University Libraries hosted the third event in this semester’s colloquium series, showcasing library faculty members’ research and professional development.  Chris Kretz discussed his research on the history of commercial radio in the early 20th century, with

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Tech Spotlight: Mapbox

Mapbox is a digital mapping tool that lets users represent all types of map data. Mapbox has paid options for groups and businesses, but its map-making products are free to individuals and open source on GitHub. The system is very

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*Blizzard Warning In Effect – Modified Library Hours*

Tuesday March 14, 2017 – Updated 8:50am   The following libraries are open:     North Reading Room: 8:30am – 5:00pm     Health Sciences Library: 8:00am – 11:00pm     Southampton Library: 9:00am – 5:00pm     All other libraries are closed. Please

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Mathematics Faculty Receives Award for Author of Outstanding Paper

Congratulations to Prof. Hough of Mathematics Department.   Robert D. Hough, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Department was awarded the David P. Robbins Prize by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).  Presented once every three years, the award recognizes the author

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University Libraries Presents: Colloquium Series

We are pleased to announce the next event in the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series.  All are welcome to attend.  Please mark your calendars and come join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, initiatives,

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library

Tech Spotlight: Duolingo

Duolingo is a foreign language learning app that breaks down languages into easy to learn segments. Using elements of games and scoring points, Duolingo makes learning languages fun and more interesting than trying to make it through a full language

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

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