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Announcing eBook Lending

Stony Brook University Libraries is pleased to announce that we can now borrow and lend certain ebooks. We are taking part in the SUNY eBook Lending Project to increase access to electronic books across SUNY campuses. The eBook Project is

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New ILLiad Interface

We’re excited to introduce a fresh new look for ILLiad, the software that powers our interlibrary loan requests. Thanks to the efforts of Matthew Hartman, the ILLiad interface now mirrors the design of our library web pages. This update aims

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Individual Study Rooms

The University Libraries now has four study rooms available for people who need a quiet space for academic activities such as an online class or interview. The study rooms, also known as the Core Rooms, are for individual use (one

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Congratulations to our graduating student employees!

Our student employees are valuable members of our team. When they graduate, we want to give them special recognition for their contributions to the University Libraries and thank them for their hard work. Carpe Librum!, our bookplate program, gives graduating

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Access to Materials in Main Stacks, Melville

Updated 3/15/2023: The 4th floor has reopened! Patrons can now access all floors of the Main Stacks. Thank you for your patience while this important work was completed. Please contact us at or 631.632.7115 with any questions.

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Women’s History Month Exhibit Explores New York’s Women’s Suffrage Movement

After seventy years of fighting for the right to vote in New York state, women finally won that right on November 6, 1917. An exhibit on loan from the Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) features material related to the

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Increased Borrowing Privileges for Courtesy Borrowers

Borrowing privileges at the Stony Brook University Libraries may be extended to patrons who are not enrolled or employed at Stony Brook University. Known as “courtesy borrowers,” these patrons may be research assistants, visiting scholars, members of affiliated organizations such

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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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