Blog Archives

Escaping the Escape Room

We want to thank all of the players who participated in the Escape the Library Mystery Tour event last week! We had six teams in all, including one intrepid group (the Han Solos) who had never met before that night.

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The Library’s Escape Room Event (LIVE UPDATES)

On Thursday, March 11th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm, all are invited to challenge themselves to Escape the Library Mystery Tour. This online event features a series of escape rooms through which you and your team must navigate – working

Posted in About Us, Events, Melville Library

Social Media Interns Spring 2021

SBU Libraies is pleased to welcome our group of social media interns for this semester! You’ll be seeing them posting and taking over a number of our channels in the coming months – bringing you their perspective as they learn

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Oral Histories: SBU During COVID-19

Since last fall, SBU Libraries has been compiling memories and accounts of the pandemic and the era we are all living through. “Documenting COVID-19: Stony Brook University Experiences” is a digital archive of images, written accounts, and other items that

Posted in About Us, COVID-19, Digital Collections, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Why Weird Tales?

Why Weird Tales? On Wednesday, October 28th, the Libraries will be live-streaming a series of dramatic readings of stories from the fabled pulp-fiction magazine Weird Tales. Why? The event, taking place on YouTube, is entitled “Weird Tales Out of Copyright.”

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, Classics, Events

Meet the Social Media Interns

Hi! My name is Anthony Carl – I’m a sophomore here at Stony Brook University studying business and specializing in marketing. I’m excited to introduce myself as one of the marketing interns for the library this semester. Working with the

Posted in About Us, Internships, Libraries, Library Outreach, Stony Brook University

Meet the Social Media Interns

This fall, SBU Libraries is thrilled to welcome two social media interns who will be working with us to help promote the library and its resources. Both will be making periodic posts to the News blog as well as our

Posted in About Us, Internships, Spotlight

Study Room Time Machine

To avoid any confusion, no – the library does not have a time machine in a study room. At least, not in this century. We do, however, have a virtual game called Study Room Time Machine that we would like

Posted in About Us, Events, Featured, Game Studies, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Technology, Melville Library, Special Collections & University Archives

For Faculty Teaching Online

As you continue to develop classes for online instruction, we wanted to let all faculty know that SBU Libraries is right there with you. Librarians can provide online instruction support in a number of ways. We can hold synchronous library

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Melville Library

Virtual Thursdays with the Libraries

Every Thursday for the rest of the semester, SBU Libraries will virtually open its doors to give any updates on library services and answer your library-related questions. Do you need help navigating library resources?  Do you need tips for effectively

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