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After Hours Help at the Library!

On the evenings of November 19 and November 21, librarians and writing tutors offered drop-in consultations with students who wanted extra support on their research papers. The North Reading Room Learning Lab buzzed with activity as students conversed with tutors

Posted in About Us, Events, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Reference, Research, Writing and Literature

Dr. Patricia Brennan, Director of the National Library of Medicine speaking at Stony Brook University September 6th

The Antonija Prelec Memorial Committee in collaboration with Stony Brook University Libraries are very excited to bring you the 2019 Prelec Memorial Lecture!  This year, we are pleased to announce our speaker is Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, Director of

Posted in About Us, Events, Health Sciences Library

SBU’s Class of ’69 Visits Special Collections & University Archives

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, graduates of SBU’s class of 1969 visited Special Collections and University Archives as part of festivities for their 50th class reunion. Alums attended an open house that featured an exhibit of photographs, newspapers, yearbooks, and

Posted in About Us, Events, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Fuel Up For Finals

Studying for finals in the library this week?  We are open 24 hours and will be handing out healthy late-night snacks on May 14th and May 16th from 10pm-12am to keep you fueled for your study sessions. Come see us

Posted in Events, Hours, Melville Library

Symposium and Special Performance: “Starting From Paumanok: Whitman, Long Island, The World” on May 3

Join us on Friday, May 3 at this symposium exploring Walt Whitman’s impact on literature, music, and the visual arts. The event will culminate with a lecture and performance featuring 2018 MacArthur Fellow Matthew Aucoin, composer and writer of the

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Books, Events, Library Outreach, Music, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Writing and Literature

Art Crawl Draws Largest Crowd Yet!

On Wednesday, March 27 guests of the Art Crawl experienced an exciting and diverse array of books, photographs, paintings, multi-media installations, sculpture, and student art. Five exhibitions at Stony Brook University were featured at the spring 2019 event, including two

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Events, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Special Collections Announces Mary Olmsted Johnson Archive and Exhibition

Special Collections has acquired an important collection of artwork, papers, and artifacts documenting the life and artistry of Mary Olmsted Johnson (1890-1950). It is a trove for researchers studying social realism, art created during the period of the Great Depression

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Events, Manuscripts, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives

Celebrating Women’s History Month with Literary Karaoke

On March 6th, students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate Women’s History Month with literary karaoke.  Participants read from favorite texts, discussed important themes, and discovered new works.         Please join the University Libraries for two more events

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Women's Studies

“The Great Lolcat Massacre,” by Dr. Elyse Graham

Dr. Elyse Graham (Department of English) shared her research on trolling behavior on the early internet, with an emphasis on the development of the phenomenon in a context of community boundary maintenance, misogyny, and the accessibility of the early internet. 

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events

Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop

In partnership with the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, the Humanities Institute, the Graduate Student Organization, and other campus entities, the library was very pleased to host Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop, on February 13th.  This workshop, on

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events