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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

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

Work Smarter not Harder

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, Library Outreach, Research

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

Registration for 3rd Annual Scavenger Hunt now OPEN!

It’s that time of year again – time for new students to don their thinking caps and race through the library for a chance to win prizes. For the third straight year, Stony Brook University Libraries will host their annual scavenger

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Instruction, 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

Information Table at Experience Stony Brook 2014

Fall 2014 semester begins Monday August 25!  On Sunday, August 24th, Experience Stony Brook 2014 – The Campus Community Information Fair, will kick off the beginning of a new semester. Please stop by the SBU Libraries’ table where you will find

Posted in Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Melville Library

1st Library Spy Hunt is a success!

New scavenger hunt sparks interest among faculty, students, and local community members.

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