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Welcome Laura Costello, Head of Research & Emerging Technologies!

SBU Libraries is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Laura Costello, our new Head of Research & Emerging Technologies.  Laura comes to us from Columbia University Teachers College where she was the Head of Library Materials and Acquisitions.

Posted in Library Instruction, Melville Library, New and Notable

Library Workshop with Associate Director for Research and Instruction at MIT, Tracy Gabridge

SBU Libraries will hold a workshop for liaison librarians on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Wang Center. There will be a presentation by Tracy Gabridge, who is the Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services at the Massachusetts Institute

Posted in Interlibrary Loan, Italian American Studies, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Science, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Melville Library, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, StaffWeb, Stony Brook University, Writing and Literature

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

Welcome Elisabeth Pankl, Head of Academic Engagement!

SBU Libraries is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Elisabeth Pankl, the Head of Academic Engagement. Lis grew up in Washington State and attended Washington State University as an undergraduate. She began her academic career at Louisiana State

Posted in About Us, Library Instruction, Melville Library, New and Notable

Zotero is coming!

Zotero is coming! Have no fear, we will save you! If you are scratching your head wondering what Zotero is, here’s a brief synopsis: Zotero is an easy-to-use web tool that allows you to collect, organize, and cite your references. 

Posted in Events, Library Instruction

Free Workshop: Jump Start Your Research!

SBU Libraries want to  help you  “jump start” your research assignment, even if you don’t know where to begin. On Tuesday March 10, from 1-2PM, librarians will be on hand to offer individualized research instruction tailored to your topics and

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Instruction, Research

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

Registration open for 2nd Annual Spy Hunt!

Be a part of history as the Library takes you back in time to the Revolutionary War Era. You will become a spy, forced to solve codes, puzzles, and clues to prove your research skills and assist in the rebellion. The

Posted in Events, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Melville Library

The Armchair Librarian

Looking to brush up on your research skills without leaving the comfort of home? Stony Brook University Libraries have it covered! The Libraries’ Youtube Channel is stocked with short, helpful tutorials like the “5 Minute Research Starter” and “Catalog Searching

Posted in Catalog, Library Instruction, Research

Subject Guides Point You In The Right Direction

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 Libraries, Library Instruction