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Library & Writing Faculty Awarded S-BOLD Grant

President Stanley and Provost Assanis, in support of the continuing evolution of educational excellence, have established the Stony Brook Online Learning Development Initiative (S-BOLD), funded initially for four years at a level of $250,000 per year. This initiative sought new

Posted in Featured, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Library Technology, New and Notable, Scholarly Communication

Library faculty to present at TLT Colloquium

At the 7th TLT Colloquium, Friday, April 17th, Darren Chase, Scholarly Communication Librarian, together with Cynthia Davidson and Kristina Lucenko, Program in Writing & Rhetoric, will present: Here, There, & Everywhere: Building Habits of Mind in a Community of Writers

Posted in Information Literacy, Scholarly Communication, Writing and Literature

Deadline Extended for Spy Hunt Scavenger Hunt!

Registration has been extended for Spy Hunt, Stony Brook University Libraries’ photo scavenger hunt designed to put your research skills to the test.  The event will now take place on Wednesday, March 11th.  Participants play the part of Culper Spy Ring

Posted in Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Melville Library

SBU Libraries Research Tips Pinterest

Hi Everyone!  I’m your library intern Emily and this week I want to introduce SBU Libraries Research Tips Pinterest page! Pinterest is a useful tool for students because it links them right to the information source webpage and the specific article

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Outreach, Stony Brook University

Shoot for an A

Stephanie McEvoy is the library’s graduate intern this semester.  She is exploring academic librarianship while she completes her Master’s in Library Science degree from Queens College.  She will be writing occasional columns about her discoveries and experiences at Stony Brook

Posted in Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Instruction

Another year of scavenger hunt success!

On Wednesday, October 22nd, Stony Brook University Libraries successfully pulled off another great photo scavenger hunt, thanks to some dedicated students! With some veteran hunters registering for the event, we felt compelled to redesign large portions of the hunt, puzzles and

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

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

The Library Scavenger Hunt riddles have begun!

Each fall, as the Library prepares to host its annual scavenger hunt, we come out with a new delightfully ambiguous promotional button.  To get students into the spirit of the event, the image for each has traditionally been one that

Posted in Events, Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library

New Library Workshops

Upcoming in Fall 2014 are a number of interesting and useful workshops taught by our friendly librarians and staff.  The workshops being offered include: Introduction to Endnote, Zotero Basics and “It’s On The Internet, It Must Be True”. See our

Posted in Information Literacy, Library Instruction, New and Notable

NMC Horizon Report: 2012 Higher Education Edition

The New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report discusses six emerging technologies placed along adoption horizon lines for becoming mainstream educational technologies.

Posted in Academic Subjects, Information Literacy, Library Science, Technology