Library Faculty and Staff Honored at Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner

More than 130 Stony Brook University faculty and staff were honored at the Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner on November 8. President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD and Provost Michael A. Bernstein hosted the event that celebrated faculty achievements and

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Diversity, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Medicine, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai on Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis

On November 14, Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai presented his talk, “Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis” in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library.   To lay the background, Dr. Ngai first explained the process of photosynthesis in which

Posted in Chemistry, STEM

Tech Spotlight: LinkedIn

So much of what students in college stress about is what they are going to do after they graduate. But did you know that you can use your savy social media skills to help build business connections?   LikedIn is a

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

Special Collections Featured in Two Upcoming Television Series

In 2018, Special Collections will be featured in two different television series. Production and camera crews for the separate projects visited Special Collections this past week to film its original 1779 George Washington letter and to conduct an interview about

Posted in History, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

SBU Librarians Invited Speakers at LI GIS Conference

Librarians Robert Tolliver (Head, Science and Engineering; President, Geoscience Information Society) and Kristen Nyitray (Director, Special Collections and University Archives, University Archivist) were invited speakers at the Long Island GIS (Geographic Information System) Users Conference held at Stony Brook University

Posted in History, Maps, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives

Colloquium Series fall semester finale 11/16

On Thursday, 11/16, two faculty members from University Libraries presented their research projects. Clara Tran presented on her assessment of the information literacy sessions provided to the WISE program each semester, Baseline assessment: Understanding WISE freshman students’ information literacy skills in

Posted in About Us

Digital Humanities Open Mic at SBU Libraries, 11/13

On November 13th, the University Libraries hosted the third Digital Humanities Open Mic in Melville Library’s Center for Scholarly Communication.  Presenters Darren Chase and Josh Teplitsky discussed important projects which inspired a conversation about the ways in which the digital humanities

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

HSL Librarians at SCLS Veterans Fair

On November 13, two of the HSL librarians participated in a Veterans Resource Fair at Suffolk Cooperative Library System in Bellport. Jessica Koos and Gregg Stevens met public librarians from across Suffolk County and provided them with resources that would

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach


Due to illness today’s scheduled performance by Cuatro Basso is postponed.  We apologize for any inconvenience. –Gisele Schierhorst

Posted in Music, Music Library

Tech Spotlight: The New York Times

It’s easy to get caught inside the bubble of Stony Brook University and forget that there is a whole other world out there! It’s important to stay in the know, not only about current events, but also about historical ones,

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