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Join us for Virtual Culper Spy Weekend on Sept. 12 and 13

The Three Village area of Long Island is home of the Culper Spy Ring, formed in 1778 to secretly provide General George Washington with the information he needed to turn the tide of the American Revolution. Join us for Virtual

Posted in Events, History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

Meet the Social Media Interns

Hi! My name is Anthony Carl – I’m a sophomore here at Stony Brook University studying business and specializing in marketing. I’m excited to introduce myself as one of the marketing interns for the library this semester. Working with the

Posted in About Us, Internships, Libraries, Library Outreach, Stony Brook University

Study Room Time Machine

To avoid any confusion, no – the library does not have a time machine in a study room. At least, not in this century. We do, however, have a virtual game called Study Room Time Machine that we would like

Posted in About Us, Events, Featured, Game Studies, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Technology, Melville Library, Special Collections & University Archives

HSL Student Spotlight

Student Profile Name: Christopher DeBellis Major: Physical Therapy Year: Doctorate Career aspiration: Neuro Physical Therapy or Pediatric Physical Therapy Favorite library location: The Health Sciences Library of course! Favorite place to study: Tucked into a corner cubicle in the quiet

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Library Outreach, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

Breaking Out New Ideas

A new type of instructional activity broke out last week when the SBU Libraries Academic Engagement team introduced our new Breakout Boxes. Similar in concept to the popular breakout rooms, these boxes challenge teams to work together with the goal

Posted in Education, Events, Library Outreach

University Libraries helps students Fuel Up for Finals

University Libraries gave out healthy snacks to students studying in the libraries for their final exams. Thanks to the help of our friends at USG and FSA, we were able to reach more than 2,000 students. See you in the spring, Seawolves!

Posted in About Us, Library Outreach, Melville Library

After Hours Help at the Library!

On the evenings of November 19 and November 21, librarians and writing tutors offered drop-in consultations with students who wanted extra support on their research papers. The North Reading Room Learning Lab buzzed with activity as students conversed with tutors

Posted in About Us, Events, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Reference, Research, Writing and Literature

5th Annual Culper Spy Day is a Revolutionary Hit!

Special Collections participated in and celebrated “Culper Spy Day: Our Revolutionary Story” on Saturday, September 14, 2019. A collaboration of more than 25 local institutions and organizations, Culper Spy Day is an activity-filled day of diverse community events highlighting the

Posted in History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

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

Special Collections to Participate in the 5th Annual Culper Spy Day

Save the Date! Saturday, September 14, 2019 marks the 5th Annual Culper Spy Day. Celebrate “Culper Spy Day: Our Revolutionary Story” with us. A collaboration of more than 25 local institutions and organizations, Culper Spy Day is an activity-filled day

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