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My Research Life with Kiara Thomas

My Research Life is a blog series of interviews with Stony Brook people about how and where they do their research. Today’s interview was conducted by librarian Chris Filstrup. Kiara Thomas is a junior journalism major and Africana studies minor.

Posted in About Us, Journalism, Libraries, My Research Life

My Research Life: Nava Berger

My Research Life is a blog series of interviews with Stony Brook people about how and where they do their research. Today, librarian Chris Filstrup talks with Nava Berger, a senior and Political Science and History double major. She is

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, History, Libraries, My Research Life, Stony Brook University

My Research Life: Claire Garfield

Welcome to the inaugural post of My Research Life, interviews with Stony Brook people about how and where they do their research. Today, librarian Chris Filstrup interviews Claire Garfield, a senior biology major and marine science, chemistry, and French minor.

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Libraries, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Melville Library, Music Library, My Research Life, Research, Southampton

Student Spotlight – Meet Jennifer Moy

Originally from the Bronx, at the age of fourteen Jennifer and her family relocated to Brooklyn, NY. Jennifer had attended Frank McCourt High School, a small school located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her long commute to school

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Spotlight

Student Spotlight – Ellie Gouvis

Meet Elizabeth Gouvis, or Ellie, as she prefers to be called. Ellie began working for the University Libraries during the 2018 Spring semester and has been with us ever since. Growing up in Sayville, Long Island Ellie chose Stony Brook

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Special Collections and Undergraduate Admissions Bring History to Life

Stony Brook University’s incredible staff from Undergraduate Admissions visited Special Collections and University Archives on Thursday, September 12 to learn about the department’s diverse, unique, and rare Long Island collections and archival materials that document SBU’s evolution from a small college to a leading

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Maps, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Women’s History in the Health Sciences

Women’s History month is a celebration of the shared stories and achievements of so many influential and well known figures. From American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to American Astronomer Vera Rubin, there is no shortage of inspirational narratives. So this month

Posted in Academic Subjects, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Electronic Resources, Health Sciences Library, History, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, STEM, Stony Brook University, Women's Studies

Elect Her: A talk in honor of Women’s History Month

On Tuesday, March 12, Cathrine Duffy, Associate Director for Student Support in the Office of the Dean of Students, gave a talk on engaging young women in the political process as a way to increase their representation in political offices.

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Women's Studies

Changes to operating hours – Thursday, January 10

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On Thursday, January 10, 2019, the University Libraries will be holding an All Staff Meeting from 12-2pm. Our operating hours on Thursday will be adjusted to allow University Libraries personnel to attend this meeting. Health Sciences Library – 8am-8pm Main

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SBU Librarians welcome CSTEP

Librarians Robert Tolliver and Laurel Scheinfeld welcomed students from Stony Brook University’s CSTEP Program.  The students were taken on a tour of the Melville Library and were then provided with instruction on the use of library resources.  The CSTEP Program

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics