Music Library Collection Highlight: Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16

Edvard Grieg’s (1843-1907) Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, op. 16 is one of the most popular works of its kind in the history of classical music.  Composed in 1868, it is his only completed concerto (there are sketches for a

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Librarians Recognized for Outstanding Service to SBU Senate

Librarians Claudia McGivney, Head of Academic Engagement, and Bob Tolliver, Head of Science & Engineering, were recently recognized for their outstanding service to the Stony Brook University Senate committees.   Claudia McGivney serves as a library representative on the SPD

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Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum” Series Features Spy Letter

The Travel Channel’s popular series “Mysteries at the Museum” featured Special Collections‘ 1779 George Washington letter in this week’s new episode, in a segment about the Culper Spy Ring. A production team and film crew visited Special Collections last November

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Charles Rosen’s Recordings

Charles Rosen (1927-2012) was a pianist, author and educator.  He was a faculty member of Stony Brook University’s Music Department from 1971-1985.  Among his many books, the most famous, The Classical Style (1971; updated by Rosen in 1997), received the

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Lumen Learning

SUNY is putting effort into using Open Educational Resources (OER) to help make educational resources more affordable and accessible for students.  OERs also give faculty the opportunity to tailor and customize their materials to their course needs.   In June 2016,

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Washington Spy Lecture and Letter Viewing Draws Capacity Crowd

Spies do exist in the archive! The Three Village Historical Society hosted a sold out lecture and viewing of Special Collections‘ 1779 George Washington, Culper Spy Ring letter at the Neighborhood House in Setauket on Monday, July 16. Significant to

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SBU Librarians welcome CSTEP

Librarians Robert Tolliver and Laurel Scheinfeld welcomed students from Stony Brook University’s CSTEP Program.  The students were taken on a tour of the Melville Library and were then provided with instruction on the use of library resources.  The CSTEP Program

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Long Island Latino Teachers Association To Tour Libraries

Stony Brook University Libraries is proud to welcome the Long Island Latino Teachers Association (LILTA) for a personal tour of the Melville Library. A not-for-profit organization with a mission to “…increase graduation rates, and higher education enrollment, retention and completion

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EAB Guide App

Have you downloaded the EAB Guide app yet?  This is a customizable mobile app that helps you thrive and succeed at Stony Brook University. You can schedule advising and tutoring appointments, get study tips, explore majors, get notified of important deadlines,

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18th Century Lockwood Family Papers Restored

In 2017, Special Collections announced the acquisition of an important local history collection: papers of Eversley Childs (1867-1953) and family members who resided on Long Island, in New York City, and in Greenwich, CT. A segment of the collection, Lockwood family

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