University Libraries & CAPS: A Pup-tastic Partnership

Each semester, the University Libraries partners with CAPS (Counseling & Psychological Services) to bring a parade of pups to the Melville Galleria for stress relief, research help, and conversation. The events generally take place around high stress periods in the

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Special Collections and University Archives: 2017 in Review

Special Collections and University Archives had an amazing and banner 2017! Classes, tour groups, and researchers visited the department in person to consult the University Libraries’ unique research and primary source collections. Nearly 1,000 reference questions were answered. Digital collections were launched.

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Tech Spotlight: Kanopy

Learning through different mediums can give you a whole new perspective on a topic. You might pick up on something from reading a newspaper article that you would not have from reading a fictional novel on the subject. The visual

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Take it with you!

Don’t be tempted to leave your personal items unattended.  Using your personal belongings to “save” a seat is risky. Our staff are walking the public areas of the library frequently but that may not be enough to prevent the theft of

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Windmill of Lights

Last Friday saw the annual Lighting of the Windmill on the Southampton campus. As always it was a festive and friendly occasion with members of the community as well as students, staff and faculty getting together to enjoy a good

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Therapy Dogs Visit Southampton

Once again, Stony Brook’s PALS program helped Southampton students relieve some end-of-semester stress with a fun visit from our canine friends. Many thanks to Counseling and Psychological Services as well as Southampton’s Student Life office for helping arrange this!

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Tech Spotlight: Google Drive

Google is probably already a part of your daily life, but did you know you can use it to store all your files and pictures?   Microsoft can glitch, causing you to lose a whole all-nighter’s worth of work. And

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Season’s Greetings from the Libraries

  Click here to view a video on the University Libraries’ recently renovated reading rooms

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Don’t leave your personal items unattended!

We know it’s tempting. You’ve been studying in the library for hours and are ready for a break. You don’t want to give up your comfortable chair while you run to the restroom or go out for a bite to

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Special Collections Host Students from SBU’s Mu Pi Chapter of the National History Honor Society

Student historians from Stony Brook University’s Mu Pi chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society visited Special Collections on Wednesday, December 6 to learn more about the University Libraries’ unique research and primary source collections. On view

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