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Get Help for Stalled Research

Has your research stalled leaving you lost and bewildered? Have no fear, the library is here! Our free workshop, Jump Start Your Research takes place on October 27 at 3:00 in Library Classroom A where  you can meet with a

Posted in Libraries, Library Instruction, Research

SBU Libraries Welcomes New Library Faculty!

Dean of Libraries, Constantia Constantinou, (second from left) poses with new library faculty recognized at President Samuel Stanley’s State of the University Address, September 16, 2015. With her are Shafeek Fazal, Associate Director for Library Technology, Discovery, and Digital Services, Kathleen

Posted in About Us, Library Instruction, New and Notable, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

Did You Know You Can Ask A Librarian Anything?

Yes, it’s true! Our fabulous staff of librarians is here to answer all your questions, big and small. We know ever so many things, from the population of Chicago in 1908 to how to rent a bicycle in French. And

Posted in About Us, Central Reading Room, Electronic Resources, Get Your Read On, Library Instruction, Melville Library, Science and Engineering Library, Stony Brook University

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