SBU Student Life Documented in New Archive

In the 1970s and 1980s bulletin boards across Stony Brook University were covered with student broadsides: single-sided posters, flyers, advertisements, and announcements. These broadsides vividly reflect campus and national events of the times. Topics include student activism, social activities, breaking news,

Posted in Special Collections & University Archives

Two New Faces

We’re happy to have two new student assistants working with us this semester in Southampton!   Erica Ridella is a first year Occupational Therapy student. She played four years of collegiate soccer at Southern Connecticut State University, where she also

Posted in Southampton

Colloquium Kick-Off 2/15/18

Join us on 2/15 for two exciting presentations!   Special Collections Seminar Room 2/15/18, 1pm-2pm   Drug Advertising in JAMA During the 1970s  Presented By Gregg Stevens Drug advertising in medical journals reflects both medical practice and social conditions. Ads

Posted in Events, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Black History on Record: the Music Library’s Holdings

A small but rich subset of the Music Library’s sound recordings collection covers many landmark moments in Black history through music, literature, drama, activism and oratory.  Below are further details highlighting particular items of interest.  More will be added throughout

Posted in About Us, Africana Studies, History, Music, Social Sciences, Theatre

Special Collections Contributing to Library of Congress Radio Preservation Initiative

The Library of Congress’s Radio Preservation Task Force (RPTF) is developing a national database with the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) to identify, map, and make searchable information regarding historical radio broadcasts and other radio-related materials. The RPTF is working

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Special Collections & University Archives, Writing and Literature

SBU Health Sciences Librarians Participate in Biomedical Research Data Management Program

Librarians Jessica Koos and Laurel Scheinfeld are participating in a data management pilot program which is sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). This project is being administered by librarians at NYU’s Health

Posted in Data, Health Sciences Library, Research, Services

A Walk on the Beach

It may be winter but how about a walk on the beach?   We have a collection of sea shells and corals on exhibit at the Southampton Library to help you think of those hot summer days. The display includes

Posted in Southampton

SBU Librarians Participate in Veteran Students Orientation

SBU librarians Kate Kasten and Laurel Scheinfeld spoke to incoming veteran students at an orientation held by the Office of Veterans Affairs on January 17th.  Kate and Laurel discussed the ways in which the library helps students to enhance their learning,

Posted in Library Outreach

University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its first lecture of the spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Alexander Orlov, Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering.   Title: “How nanotechnology can save us and environment: Making

Posted in About Us

Health Sciences Liaisons…Here for YOU!

Stony Brook now has a team of six liaison librarians available to help students and faculty in the health sciences! If you need help with research—or would like someone to teach your students anything on research—just ask the liaison librarian

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, Southampton