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Escaping the Escape Room

We want to thank all of the players who participated in the Escape the Library Mystery Tour event last week! We had six teams in all, including one intrepid group (the Han Solos) who had never met before that night.

Posted in About Us, Events

The Library’s Escape Room Event (LIVE UPDATES)

On Thursday, March 11th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm, all are invited to challenge themselves to Escape the Library Mystery Tour. This online event features a series of escape rooms through which you and your team must navigate – working

Posted in About Us, Events, Melville Library

IIIF and Mirador viewer for digital collections and research

On March 3rd, 2021 the SBU Center for Digital Humanities in collaboration with the SBU Libraries Digital Projects team hosted an hour-long “Digital Humanities Show & Tell” presentation entitled “Mirador 3.0 IIIF Image Viewer for Digital Collections and Research.” Chris

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Events, Library Technology, Manuscripts, Maps, Special Collections & University Archives

Call for Proposals: Symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island

Stony Brook University Libraries is pleased to invite proposals for presentations, panels, and interactive workshops for a virtual Spring 2021 symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island. This inaugural symposium aims to bring together college and university

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Education, Events

Why Weird Tales?

Why Weird Tales? On Wednesday, October 28th, the Libraries will be live-streaming a series of dramatic readings of stories from the fabled pulp-fiction magazine Weird Tales. Why? The event, taking place on YouTube, is entitled “Weird Tales Out of Copyright.”

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, Classics, Events

Dr. Carlos Simmerling on “Using computer simulations to model the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and block COVID-19 infection”

On September 22, 2020, Dr. Simmerling discussed the use of computer models to complete the currently unknown, pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes.  Knowing more about these pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes could help with identifying drugs that have the potential

Posted in Chemistry, Computer Science, COVID-19, Events, Research

The Art of the Violin At Home

Violin Professor Jennifer Frautschi and her students in the Department of Music have put together the following performances for viewers to enjoy.  Professor Frautschi’s students regularly perform live in the Library’s Galleria during the Spring and Fall semesters.  Our thanks to her

Posted in Events, Music, Music Library

Join us for Virtual Culper Spy Weekend on Sept. 12 and 13

The Three Village area of Long Island is home of the Culper Spy Ring, formed in 1778 to secretly provide General George Washington with the information he needed to turn the tide of the American Revolution. Join us for Virtual

Posted in Events, History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

Study Room Time Machine

To avoid any confusion, no – the library does not have a time machine in a study room. At least, not in this century. We do, however, have a virtual game called Study Room Time Machine that we would like

Posted in About Us, Events, Featured, Game Studies, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Technology, Melville Library, Special Collections & University Archives

Virtual Thursdays with the Libraries

Every Thursday for the rest of the semester, SBU Libraries will virtually open its doors to give any updates on library services and answer your library-related questions. Do you need help navigating library resources?  Do you need tips for effectively

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