History of Hip-Hop Event Engages Many

On February 5, 2018, the library’s Equity, Inclusion and Diversity committee joined forces with the Africana Studies and Music departments along with Hip Hop artist, Parrish Smith to discuss the history of Hip Hop.     The event highlighted various

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion

Need some help figuring out APA citations? Having issues with EndNote?

Consider attending a library workshop!   Workshops are held in the library and each hour long session is designed to give you a fundamental understanding of the topic. The workshops this semester are centered around helping you understand citations, data

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MLA 2018 Comes to SBU Libraries!

On February 8th, Stony Brook University faculty members gathered at the library to share their scholarship as part of an interdisciplinary discussion of work in the fields of modern languages, literatures, and cultural studies.  Dr. Kristina Lucenko (Assistant Professor in

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Dr. Peter Carravetta’s “After Identity” at the University Libraries

On February 7th, Dr. Peter Carravetta, Alfonse D’Amato Professor in Italian & Italian American Studies at Stony Brook University, spoke at the library as part of a discussion of his recently published book, After Identity: Migration, Critique, Italian American Culture.  He

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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,

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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

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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

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