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Librarians Sally Stieglitz and Kristen Nyitray win grant for World War I Centennial programming

Sally Stieglitz and Kristen Nyitray, librarians at Stony Brook University Libraries, have been selected by the Library of America as recipients of a grant for programming marking the upcoming centennial of the First World War. World War I and America is a

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, History, New and Notable

Shoreham Documentary Filmed at SBU Libraries Airs on Japanese TV

A Japanese documentary on the Shoreham Nuclear Plant featuring rare government documents held by Stony Brook University Libraries, including the Emergency Evacuation Plan for the Shoreham Nuclear Power Station, will be broadcast on July 24 on Tokyo’s channel 4. The program, “NNN

Posted in Government Information, Japanese Studies, Melville Library

Government Information Spotlight: Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton, dubbed “the ten dollar founding father without a father” by Lin-Manuel Miranda in his Tony Award winning play, Hamilton: An American Musical, was a major figure in American and New York politics in the late eighteenth century and is now

Posted in Government Information, History, Political Science

University Librarians Present Consumer Health Resources to Suffolk County Librarians

On Wednesday, June 22, SBU Librarians Jennifer Lyon, Jamie Saragossi, and Sally Stieglitz presented Consumer Health Resources for the Public Librarian to an engaged audience of public librarians at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System (SCLS) in Bellport, NY at an event co-sponsored by SCLS

Posted in Government Information, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

LGBT Pride Month

The month of June celebrates LGBT Pride, in honor of the Stonewall riots in Manhattan which, in 1969,  began the gay pride movement in the United States. Pride Month is our opportunity to highlight key topical resources at SBU Libraries, starting with our Queer Studies guide,

Posted in Cultural Analysis & Theory, Women's Studies

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer

When I heard the learn’d astronomer; When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me; When I was shown the charts and the diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them; When I, sitting, heard the astronomer, where he

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Writing and Literature

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

The month of May is the U.S. Government’s official celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and a rich variety of government resources are available through federal institutions such as the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution.  SBU Libraries is proud to highlight its own resources,

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Government Information

Naomi Wolf on Victorian Sexualities and Censorship

On Tuesday, May 3, Stony Brook University Libraries presented University Libraries Writers Series: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf to an engaged audience of  scholars, students, and community members. Sharing her research for her upcoming book, Outrages, best selling author Dr.

Posted in Events, Writing and Literature

Holocaust Survivors Sharing Their Stories

On Wednesday, April 20, SBU Libraries presented a live simulcast of a program presented by the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity & Human Understanding, Inc. in which four Holocaust survivors shared their experiences and reflections. All four, including a former SBU

Posted in Events, History, Religious Studies

A Conversation Among Holocaust Survivors – Live Simulcast 4/20 11-12:15

On Wednesday April 20, from 11-12:15, in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library (E-2340),  SBU Libraries will host a live simulcast of “A Conversation Among Survivors,” a program presented by the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and

Posted in Events, Health Sciences Library, History