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Meet our Fall Social Media Intern

Did you know that every semester, the library offers a for-credit internship on social media marketing and outreach? Through the Career Center, we run a section of EXT488 working with juniors and seniors of all majors. Students learn more about

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Library Outreach

Vinyl Notes: The Louisville Orchestra

On the latest edition of the Music Library’s YouTube series, librarian Gisele Schierhorst presents the story of the Louisville Orchestra. More specifically, she takes us on a tour of the library’s collection of First Edition Records, Louisville’s own recording label.

Posted in Academic Subjects, Music Library, Vinyl Notes

Did You Catch Vinyl Notes for the Holidays?

Music librarian Gisele Schierhorst shared some holiday favorites in Vinyl Notes #2, the Libraries’ YouTube series highlighting the hidden treasures in our LP collection. This time out, Gisele focused on vocal recordings around the theme of the season. She provides

Posted in Music, Music Library, Vinyl Notes

Vinyl Notes from the Music Library

Did you know that the Music Library has an extensive collection of LPs available to students along with on-site record players to play them? If you did not grow up collecting vinyl records then you may not realize the amount

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Social Media Interns Meet the Deans

The Libraries Social Media Interns spent some time talking with our deans recently, learning more about their roles and how it impacts students. What follows are their reflections on the meeting and their thoughts on how to promote further communication.

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Libraries Social Media Interns Wrap Up

Our social media interns for the spring of 2021 are wrapping up their time with the Libraries so we thought we’d invite them to share some final thoughts about the semester. Each is showing us a picture of where they

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Library Outreach

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.

Posted in About Us, Events

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

Posted in About Us

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