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Extended borrowing privileges for undergraduates

Attention Stony Brook Undergrads:  Borrowing material from the Stony Brook University Libraries just got easier! Undergraduates can now borrow material from the Stony Brook University Libraries’ collection for the entire semester, with up to 3 renewals. Just a couple of

Posted in Catalog, Circulation

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

The Armchair Librarian

Looking to brush up on your research skills without leaving the comfort of home? Stony Brook University Libraries have it covered! The Libraries’ Youtube Channel is stocked with short, helpful tutorials like the “5 Minute Research Starter” and “Catalog Searching

Posted in Catalog, Library Instruction, Research

MUS 520

MUS 520 (“Bibliography and Research Skills”) is a five-week course offered every fall for new students in the Music Department’s Doctoral of Musical Arts program in performance.   This year there are over 20 students in the course.  As Head

Posted in Academic Subjects, Arts & Humanities, Books, Catalog, Databases, Information Literacy, Interlibrary Loan, Libraries, Library Instruction, Manuscripts, Melville Library, Music, Reference, Research, Services, Special Collections & University Archives, Writing and Literature

19th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival

July 17 marks the start of the annual  Stony Brook Film Festival at the Staller Center for the Arts, where moviegoers will enjoy ten days of terrific short and feature length independent films. Opening night kicks off with the U.S. premiere

Posted in Catalog, Cinema Studies, Circulation, Events, Film Studies, Libraries, Melville Library, Stony Brook University