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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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Breaking Out New Ideas

A new type of instructional activity broke out last week when the SBU Libraries Academic Engagement team introduced our new Breakout Boxes. Similar in concept to the popular breakout rooms, these boxes challenge teams to work together with the goal

Posted in Education, Events, Library Outreach

My Research Life: Nava Berger

My Research Life is a blog series of interviews with Stony Brook people about how and where they do their research. Today, librarian Chris Filstrup talks with Nava Berger, a senior and Political Science and History double major. She is

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, History, Libraries, My Research Life, Stony Brook University

My Research Life: Claire Garfield

Welcome to the inaugural post of My Research Life, interviews with Stony Brook people about how and where they do their research. Today, librarian Chris Filstrup interviews Claire Garfield, a senior biology major and marine science, chemistry, and French minor.

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Libraries, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Melville Library, Music Library, My Research Life, Research, Southampton

The Secret Life of Clothing

“Clothing holds memory.” That was one of the overriding themes of a talk by artist Sue Ferguson Gussow at the Southampton Library’s Art in Focus lecture series on Tuesday night. A Professor Emerita of The Cooper Union School of Architecture,

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