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University Libraries honors graduating student employees (May 2021)

Student employees are an important part of the University Libraries’ staff. They are an integral part of our services, from working at the service desks and in preservation, to photographing our events and adding content to our social media, we

Posted in About Us

SBU Libraries hosts successful symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island

On April 9, 2021, Stony Brook University Libraries hosted an inaugural Symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island. This event brought together 135 college and university community members and thought leaders from across the region in order

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events

Call for Proposals: Symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island

Stony Brook University Libraries is pleased to invite proposals for presentations, panels, and interactive workshops for a virtual Spring 2021 symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island. This inaugural symposium aims to bring together college and university

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Education, Events

Call for Student Art: Spring 2021 Art Show

Stony Brook University students from all departments (regardless of skill level) are invited to submit artwork, photographs, poems, or short writings (250-500 words) to a physical art exhibit at the Library titled: CULTURE & IDENTITY, sponsored by the Staller Center’s

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach

EID Committee to present program on “Locating Reliable Sources for Indigenous Research Papers and Projects” with Dana Reijerkerk

In commemoration of Native American Heritage Month, the Committee on Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity at the University Libraries is excited to present a workshop on “Locating Reliable Sources for Indigenous Research Papers and Projects” with our very own librarian Dana

Posted in About Us, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Libraries, Library Outreach

Art in Focus with Helen Harrison

Last night marked the opening of the fall 2020 Art in Focus lecture series. Via Zoom, attendees from as far away as Texas and California tuned in to listen to Helen Harrison, the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Director

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Southampton

Michael Bailou Huang Keynotes at National Librarians’ Day Commemoration in India

Michael Bailou Huang, SUNY Distinguished Librarian and Director of Global Library Initiatives, was invited to present a keynote speech titled “Responding to COVID-19: Envisaging Role of Libraries” at National Librarians’ Day Commemoration & Prof S. R. Ranganathan Memorial Oration on

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library

Special Collections and University Archives honored by Three Village Historical Society

University Libraries is delighted to announce that the Three Village Historical Society has honored Special Collections and University Archives with the Kate Wheeler Strong Memorial Award. This Award is “in recognition of significant contributions toward the fostering of interest in local history and a

Posted in Special Collections & University Archives

Call for Artists: Spring 2020 Student Art Show

The Stony Brook University Fine Arts Organization is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2020 Student Art Show at Melville Library! Accepted works will be displayed in the North and Central Reading Rooms. Guidelines: Open to undergrad and grad students

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities

Socially-engaged art project draws crowds to Central Reading Room

Last month, SBU Libraries partnered with Professor Nobuho Nagasawa of the Department of Art to host her socially-engaged art project “Emotional Treasures, Emotional Revelations.” Beginning with a kickoff event on November 11, participants in this project created a small four-fold

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room