Celebrating Earthstock: “Green” Special Collections and Library Research Guides

For the past 15 years, Earthstock has been a SBU annual tradition in celebration of Earth Day. The festivities will take place on the Academic Mall today, Friday, April 20. Special Collections has several important collections that document environmental history and

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Another Inspiring Digital Humanities Open Mic at SBU Libraries!

Yesterday afternoon the University Libraries held an open mic event for digital humanists on campus.  Stony Brook University librarians Kate Kasten (Head of Humanities & Social Science) and Darren Chase (Head of Scholarly Communication) presented the Libraries’ research guide intended

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The University Libraries is a STAR!

The Interlibrary Loan / Resource Sharing department has been recognized by the Rethinking Resource Sharing Policies Committee as a Resource Sharing STAR.  The department achieved 4 out of 5 stars for engaging in more than 92% of the best practices

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Students from the LI School for the Gifted visit the University Libraries

The Stony Brook University Libraries were happy to host 4th graders from the Long Island School for the Gifted on February 27, 2018. The students toured the Central and North Reading Rooms as part of their Stony Brook University campus

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J.S. Bach’s Study Bible in the Music Library

    A facsimile of composer Johann Sebastian Bach’s Study Bible, published by Uitgeverij Van Wijnen in the Netherlands, has been added to the Music Library’s holdings.  The original volumes were published in 1681-82, with commentary by theologian Abraham Calov

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Asian & Asian American Studies Student Research Symposium

On April 11th, the Center for Scholarly Communications teamed up with the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies to host the first annual Asian and Asian American Studies Research Symposium. This symposium showcased the best project work of undergraduates

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“Gender and Negotiation” closes the University Libraries’ celebration of Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, the University Libraries welcomed Dr. Julia Bear, Assistant Professor in the College of Business, on March 27, 2018, for a presentation titled “Gender and Negotiation.”  Dr. Bear presented on her research into gender differences

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SBU Libraries Hosts Panel Discussion in Honor of National Poetry Month

On April 10th, Stony Brook University Libraries hosted a panel in honor of National Poetry Month.  This event was intended to foster a discussion of poetry as a mode of expression, and of the relationship between that expression (format, content, etc.)

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SBU Libraries Launch Online Exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present

On April 3rd, Stony Brook University Libraries held an event in the Health Sciences Center to launch the online exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present.  The online exhibit was created by digitizing the text, images, and objects which make up

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New Podcast Highlights SBU’s Spy Letters

From the shores of Setauket in the late 1700s to the auction room at Christie’s, the new podcast “Washington’s Spy Letters” reveals the continuing evolution of the Culper Spy Ring’s historical significance. Part of the podcast series The Long Island History

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