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Database Trial of 60 Minutes: 1997-2014

The SBU Libraries are trialling 60 Minutes: 1997-2014 from 11/20/15 – 2/20/16:  The 60 MINUTES: 1997-2014 online collection provides 350 hours of high-definition video from television’s most preeminent news program, including hundreds of segments not available anywhere else in the world. This

Posted in Database Trials, Electronic Resources, Journalism, News Literacy

University Libraries Colloquium Series

Stony Brook University Libraries is pleased to announce the next session in the Colloquium Series. Please join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, achievements, professional development activities and ideas for service to the Stony Brook

Posted in About Us

Open Library Lab

Are you working on a research paper? Well, good news! SBU Libraries will hold an Open Library Lab in the SBU Writing Center (Humanities 2009) on Wednesday, November 11th and Thursday, November 19th from 6-8 PM.In our never-ending quest to teach you useful things, these

Posted in Events, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Writing and Literature

New Game, Contests For International Games Day 2015!

While you’ve been working hard all year earning credits for your degree, we’ve been working hard all year to make your learning process a little more fun.  And it’s exhausting – in a good way.  ALA’s International Games Day is

Posted in Events, Game Studies, Library Outreach, Library Technology, Melville Library

“C ‘n 3D” – Tinkering with Molecular Structures Workshop

One of the fastest growing areas of study in biology focuses on the molecular structures of molecules, especially proteins, and how structure relates to both sequence and function. This workshop will introduce the primary molecular databases, PDB & MMDB, and

Posted in Health Sciences Library

On-Site Reference in SBS Cancelled

The Libraries’ on-site reference hour (1:30-2:30), held in the lobby of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, will be cancelled November 10th, 17th, and 24th.  On-site reference in SBS will resume December 1st, 1:30-2:30.  Please contact Kate Kasten at kathleen.kasten@stonybrook.edu

Posted in Library Outreach, Social Sciences

New eBook Databases: ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete & University Press Collection

The Libraries have subscribed to ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete and University Press Collection.  These collections offer access to more than 740,000 full-text eBooks to support research and learning in the arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and life sciences,

Posted in Databases, eBooks, New and Notable

What is Sound? Taking on the Alda Center “Flame Challenge”

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science has announced its 2016 Flame Challenge question: What is sound? For scholars hoping to take on the task of explaining science to an eleven year old, SBU Libraries are the place to start your

Posted in Biology, Books, Catalog, Journalism, Research

SBU Libraries honor Native American Heritage Month

Stony Brook Universities Library Access Services Department, as part of it Outreach Initiative Program, has teamed up with the Native American Student Organization (NASO) to help promote awareness of Native American Heritage Month in November.  On Wednesday November 4th during

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Librarian Poster Session

The 2015 Open Access Symposium & 9th Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture featured a poster session covering a range of open access topics.  Posters were created by Stony Brook University Librarians Darren Chase, Laura Costello, Jennifer DeVito, Ann Gleason, Molly Higgins,

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Information Literacy, Library Outreach, Open Access