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Promoting Diversity in Librarianship

Associate Dean of Research & User Engagement, Janet H. Clarke, recently participated in a professional networking event for graduate library science students at Queens College. The event featured members of the American Library Association’s ethnic caucuses, Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association

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SBU Hacks

University Libraries teamed up with the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences to host the first all-campus and intercollegiate, space-themed hackathon–the hugely successful SBU Hacks–in the Central Reading Room of Melville Library, September 14-15, 2018.  For 24 hours, over 300 students

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Innovation Lab to Demo 3D Printing in the HSC Library

Starting January 19th, the Innovation Lab will be staffing a table in the foyer of the Health Sciences Library.  The Innovation Lab staff will be demonstrating their 3d printing technology and how it can apply to health and medicine.  They will also

Posted in Health Sciences Library

3rd Lecture in the Lecture Series of the Office of Global Library Initiatives

You are cordially invited to the 3rd lecture in the Lecture Series of the Office of Global Library Initiatives titled “Health information training in low-income countries: Benefits,complications, and observations.” The lecture will be given by Dr. Lenny Rhine at 11:30-12:30

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On-Site Reference in the Humanities Building

Have a question?  On-site reference returns to the Humanities Building on Monday afternoons 2-3, effective January 25th.  Stop by to ask questions, to learn more about the Libraries’ services and collections, and to find out how librarians can help you

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Reference, Research

Internship Opportunities for 2016

1 – Public Services Intern: This internship will introduce the student to a general experience in public service in an academic library: reference, research assistance, bibliographic instruction, publicity and marketing efforts.  There may be at least one in-depth project that the student will

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Congratulations and Gratitude to Nathan Baum, Retiring Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management

On January 13, 2016, Nathan Baum, Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, will retire from Stony Brook University Libraries after 35 years.  Nathan began his career as a librarian at Evans Library (Texas A&M University) in 1977.  Arriving at Stony

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Michael Huang Presents at 2015 Chinese Library Annual Conference

Michael Huang, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives and Health Sciences Librarian organized and presented an academic session titled “The Library’s Role in Social Advancement: Current Trends in Academic and Public Libraries in the United States” at 2015

Posted in Global Initiatives

A note about interlibrary loan

Due to the holidays, process times for requests may be longer than usual. The Melville Library Interlibrary Loan department will be closed from 12/25/15 until 1/4/16. A note to our patrons: You must be an active student, faculty or staff

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Library Renovation Announcement

You may have seen the announcement that Stony Brook University Libraries is embarking on an exciting renovation of the North and Central Reading Rooms beginning this Spring Semester. The update will focus on redesigning library spaces for student work including

Posted in About Us, Central Reading Room, Renovation News, Science and Engineering Library