Yearly Archives: 2015

A note about interlibrary loan

Due to the holidays, process times for requests may be longer than usual. The Melville Library Interlibrary Loan department will be closed from 12/25/15 until 1/4/16. A note to our patrons: You must be an active student, faculty or staff

Posted in About Us

Library Concert Series Presents BOTTESINI: 3 Duets for Double Bass

SBU Libraries final concert for the semester, BOTTESINI: 3 Duets for Double Bass, was performed by Eleonore Oppenheim & Joe Magar on Monday, December 14  at 4:30PM in the Melville Library Galleria.  

Posted in About Us

Library Renovation Announcement

You may have seen the announcement that Stony Brook University Libraries is embarking on an exciting renovation of the North and Central Reading Rooms beginning this Spring Semester. The update will focus on redesigning library spaces for student work including

Posted in About Us, Central Reading Room, Renovation News, Science and Engineering Library

SBU Libraries & Counseling and Psychological Services present “Let’s Talk” Event

On Wednesday, December 9th, SBU Libraries worked with CAPS, the Counseling and Psychological Services, to bring BEAU, a certified therapy dog to visit students studying for finals in the library! Beau is a 2 1/2 year old border collie mix.

Posted in Library Outreach

Guinness World Record Shattered in Melville Library!

While many were taking advantage of Stony Brook University Libraries’ newly extended hours this Saturday, Rowe Hessler, celebrated 2-time U.S. Speedcubing Champion, was eyeing this extra time as an opportunity to put himself to a different sort of test.  Most

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Extended Hours Start Friday Dec. 4th

The Health Sciences Library will be open 24 hours during finals! When entering the library after midnight, please be prepared to show your Stony Brook ID to security. December 4th: 24 hour service begins December 5th – 15th: 24 hour service

Posted in Health Sciences Library

Tennessee Williams & SBU Southampton

The traditional holiday Lighting of the Windmill at Stony Brook Southampton will take place Friday, December 4, 2015, from 5-7 pm. Join the Stony Brook Southampton community as they celebrate the iconic Windmill with special guests in the Chancellors Hall lobby

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Melville Library

On-Site Reference Ends 12/1/2015 — Spring 2016 Schedule TBA

On-site reference hours in the Humanities Building and the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building will end for the fall semester, effective December 1, 2015.  Hours will resume in the Humanities Building after the winter break, with Spring 2016 semester hours

Posted in Library Outreach, Reference

Extended Library Hours

The Library’s North Reading Room will stay open extra hours for finals: Until 2 AM: Friday, December 4, 2015 – Saturday, December 5, 2015 Then the North Reading Room will be open 24-hours from noon on Sunday, December 6 until closing at

Posted in Hours, Libraries

#GivingTuesday, Getting Knowledge- Priceless!

#GivingTuesday, a global day to give back, is a great opportunity to highlight all that SBU Libraries contribute to the university community. The libraries offer students, faculty, and staff access to world class collections and services, including books, journals, databases,

Posted in About Us, Books, Databases, Libraries, Melville Library, Reference, Research