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Interlibrary Loan department recognized for exceptionally speedy service

The Stony Brook University Libraries is now an OCLC Express Digital Delivery library! OCLC Express Digital Delivery is a program that started in January of 2021 and groups together libraries with the fastest turnaround times for interlibrary loan. Qualifying libraries

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Return or Renew

Before the end of the semester, remember to RETURN or RENEW any items you’ve borrowed from the library.  Students must be registered for an upcoming semester to be able to renew.  You can renew online, over the phone, or in

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In recognition of our graduating student employees

Our student employees are valuable members of our team. When they graduate, we want to recognize their contributions to the University Libraries and thank them for their hard work. One way we do that is by placing bookplates in a

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Access to Materials in Main Stacks, Melville

Updated 1/30/2023, 3rd floor has been reopened! The 2nd floor of Main Stacks remain closed and items on the floors (call numbers A-E) are not circulating. Patrons needing an item from this collection can request the item from another library

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Pet Therapy Returns for Finals

On Friday, May 6, the University Libraries and SBU Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) once again partnered to bring Pet Therapy to the University Libraries Galleria. For two hours, students were able to spend time with 6 therapy dogs. A

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The University Libraries celebrates our graduating student employees

Our student employees are valuable members of our staff. We are grateful for their contributions to the library and want to honor the work of those who are graduating. Each graduating student who has worked at the library for 2

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Love Who You Love: The University Libraries celebrates Pride Month

Commemorating the anniversary of the riots that followed a police raid on The Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village, Pride Month has grown over the last 50 years to become an international month-long celebration raising awareness and showing

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Poetry Reading in honor of National Poetry Month

On April 6, 2021, the University Libraries held a virtual poetry reading in honor of National Poetry Month. Hosted by Lisa Socci, Head of Public Services, participants were invited to read poems they wrote or ones that were meaningful to

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University Libraries Honors Our Graduating Student Employees

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

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Information about course reserves for Fall 2020

Due to continuing concerns over Covid-19, the University Libraries will not be lending or checking out any physical items (books) for Course Reserves for the Fall 2020 semester.  We are offering to scan a limited number of book chapters to

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