University Libraries, Simons Center Gallery and Zuccaire Gallery Featured at Art Crawl

On Friday, November 3, guests of the Art Crawl experienced an exciting and diverse array of photographs, paintings, multi-media installations, and sculpture. Four galleries at Stony Brook University were featured at the second event of the semester. Art Crawls unite Stony Brook

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

Native American Heritage Display in the Galleria

  On November 1st, Stony Brook University Libraries with the assistance of the Libraries “Equity, Inclusion, & Diversity Committee” set up a display of Native American artwork and artifacts in the Melville Library Galleria.   The exhibit was curated by

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Southampton Event in Library Journal

We’re happy to be a part of Library Journal‘s piece “Not So Trivial Pursuit” in their Reference 2018 supplement. Under the heading “Bolstering fun competitions with reference skills,” associate editor Mahnaz Dar compiles a number of examples of libraries who

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Tech Spotlight: SINC Sites

If you’ve been around Stony Brook University’s campus, you’ve probably seen them: SINC sites, or Students in Need of Computers. SINC Sites are public computer labs run by the Division of Information Technology.   SINC Sites have both Windows and

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

Stony Brook Rocks! Vintage Concert Photos and Posters on View

Now on view in the Central Reading Room is a selection of posters and concert photos from the University Archives documenting Stony Brook’s amazing concert history and legacy. In the 1960s and ‘70s, from punk to jazz to folk, SBU played host to

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Oeuvre in the North Reading Room Student Art Gallery

Visit Oeuvre our current exhibition of student art on the 2nd floor of the North Reading Room. Curator and artist Daniel Donato describes the exhibit: Oeuvre is an alumni and current Stony Brook University student open call art exhibition to

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Literary Karaoke: Halloween Edition…so inspiring, it was scary!

The University Libraries celebrated Halloween and the fall season with a literary karaoke event held in Melville Library’s Center for Scholarly Communication.  Students, faculty, and staff gathered to share their favorite eerie texts and to enjoy some delicious Halloween candy.

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Art Crawl II: Friday, November 3, 3pm-5pm

Art Crawls unite Stony Brook University’s galleries through a series of free, guided tours led by expert curators. The University Libraries will be participating in the November Art Crawl. Join in at any point on the tours! The Art Crawl is supported by a Presidential

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Michael Huang Keynotes at Library Conference in China

Michael Huang, Director of Global Library Initiatives, was invited to present a keynote speech titled “Innovative Services at Stony Brook University Libraries” at the Academic Seminar on Digital Resource Construction and Knowledge Service held in Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China

Posted in About Us, Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library

Colloquium Series: Open Access Edition, 10/26/2017

On October 26th, faculty members at the University Libraries presented on topics in open access, open data, and open educational resources as part of the Libraries’ programming in observance of Open Access Week.   These lightning talks addressed topical issues

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