Blog Archives

AI in DEIA: Thinking Beyond the Bias

On March 20th, Dr. Matthew Salzano gave a talk at the invitation of the Libraries’ DEIA Team about artificial intelligence and issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. He delivered a thought-provoking presentation that stimulated a lot of conversation

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Ready for Success Summit a Success

Stony Brook Libraries hosted the Ready for Success Summit on Friday, March 15th with over 100 librarians, teachers, and administrators from across 40 Long Island school districts. Attendees assembled to hear about the Ready for Success project between SBU Libraries

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The Human Library is Coming

On November 1st, SBU Libraries and its partners will be hosting the Human Library® from 1-4 pm in the Central Reading Room. This is an in-person event designed to challenge stereotypes and prejudice through open dialogue between real people. We

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Our Fall Social Media Interns

We are proud to welcome four students as our cohort of social media interns for the fall semester. These interns will be helping communicate the mission and goals of the libraries to the broader university community (and hopefully having some

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Pop Up Music Library

Yesterday our Spring 2023 social media interns hosted a special Pop Up Music Library in the North Reading Room’s Learning Lab. The event was designed to introduce students to the library’s rich music resources and provide a relaxing, alternative space

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

SBU Libraries has recently installed a display of scholarly works, memoirs, and essay collections that discuss the Holocaust to commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. These books are on display by the spiral staircase in the North Reading Room. All

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Enter the Rebus Hall of Fame

We’ve transformed our Central Reading Room exhibit space into the Rebus Hall of Fame. Take a moment and walk through a selection of challenging and entertaining brainteasers – see if you can guess them all. A rebus, by the way,

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Our Four-Legged Friends

Our therapy dog events are always the happiest of the year. We held two last week, one at the library on our Southampton campus and one in the Melville Library on West campus. Between the two locations we welcomed eight

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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

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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.

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