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SBU Libraries Host Summit on Strengthening High School Research Skills

University Libraries are proud to host the Ready for Success Summit on improving high school student research skills.  This event on March 15th will bring together teachers, librarians, and school administrators from more than 50 school districts across Long Island. 

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Representing SBU at Joint Conference of Librarians of Color

Three members of University Libraries presented at the 4th national Joint Conference of Librarians of Color in St. Pete’s Beach, Florida in February, 2023. Caterina Reed, Content Acquisitions and Services Associate, presented a paper: “Repositioning power and privilege in the

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The Ready for Success Information Literacy Project hosted field trips from Brentwood High School in December and January. Over 200 students attended with their ELA, Engineering, and Social Work classes. We were very impressed with the students’ enthusiasm and engagement

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Update on Libraries’ Food Policy (#KnowYourLibraryZones)

We’re writing to let you know that starting Monday, January 23, 2023, food and drinks will be permitted in some areas of the Melville Library reading rooms.  In the Central Reading Room, food will be permitted in the event space.

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Grant for Strengthening Research Skills in High Schools

University Libraries is excited to partner with Brentwood High School (BHS) on a grant project to improve college and workforce research skills in their students. The grant from the William E. & Maude S. Pritchard Charitable Trust aims to create

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Deported: A Family Divided Exhibit and Panel Discussion

Deported: A Family Divided is the second installation of an exhibition that chronicles the life of the Quintana-Salazar family as they navigate the deportation policies and their impact on the family.  This photo exhibit, by award-winning visual journalist Rachel Woolf,

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Graduating students: Ways to return library materials

The University Libraries wishes graduating students our heartfelt congratulations on your achievements at Stony Brook University! We are also reaching out to you to remind you to return your library materials by Wednesday, May 18, 2022. There are two ways to

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University Libraries hosts Asian and Asian American Studies Student Research Symposium

University Libraries hosted the Asian and Asian American Studies Student Research Symposium on April 27 to a packed and engaging audience of students and faculty from across the disciplines.  About 30 undergraduate and graduate students presented on 16 research projects

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Clara Tran receives Chancellor’s Excellence in Librarianship Award

Congratulations to Associate Librarian Clara Tran, Head of Science & Engineering, on receiving the Chancellor’s Excellence in Librarianship Award!  Clara is the liaison to the Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical & Chemical Engineering departments, as well as the Electrical Engineering

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Librarians receive recognition from University Senate

Congratulations to our colleagues Clara Tran, Head of Science & Engineering, and Darren Chase, Head of Scholarly Communication, for the recognition of outstanding service to the University Senate. It is a wonderful recognition of their enthusiastic service to the University

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