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For Faculty Teaching Online

As you continue to develop classes for online instruction, we wanted to let all faculty know that SBU Libraries is right there with you. Librarians can provide online instruction support in a number of ways. We can hold synchronous library

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Melville Library

SSO 102.23 students explore online collections: Look what they found!

This semester, Science and Society 102.23 first-year seminar students practiced using a variety of databases and digital collections to explore questions related to new technologies. One project was to delve into the past and investigate how society reacted to emerging

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Databases, Digital Collections, Electronic Resources, History, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Technology

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

Fake News, Real Consequences

Are you concerned with the increase in fake news and misinformation? As a producer and consumer of information, you can make a difference — YOU can counter misinformation and bias. Here are 6 ways you can make a difference NOW

Posted in Information Literacy, Scholarly Communication

Instruction

The Stony Brook University Libraries instruction program nurtures and develops critical thinking skills for the university community, skills that are applicable inside and outside the academic environment. We create and sustain best practices in assessment, pedagogy, and emerging technologies that

Posted in Information Literacy, Research

Play Culper Spies eGame this Presidents Day Week!

Presidents Day is next Monday, February 15th.  Wondering what you can do to feel a little more patriotic? Why not learn more about our nation’s rich history while fine tuning your research skills! For those looking for a game that

Posted in Game Studies, Get Your Read On, History, Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, New and Notable

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

Registration ends Friday for next week’s 4th Annual Scavenger Hunt!

Stony Brook University Libraries hold an annual photo scavenger hunt each year for students eager to learn more about the branches and services of the Library in a fun and challenging way. This large-scale hunt encourages teamwork and creativity and

Posted in Events, Get Your Read On, Information Literacy, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week!

It’s that time of year again! ALA’s Banned Weeks Week falls at the end of September each year.  The holiday, which began yesterday, is meant to encourage us all to embrace our freedom to read.  So please show your solidarity

Posted in Books, Classics, Events, Information Literacy, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Writing and Literature

Video Contest in Honor of Banned Books Week – Enter Today!

The Library will be holding a video contest in honor of ALA’s Banned Books Week! Submit a short video (4 minutes or less) of you getting your read on with your favorite passage out of a banned or challenged book or

Posted in Books, Classics, Events, Featured, Get Your Read On, Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Writing and Literature