Blog Archives

SBU’S Class of 1972 visits Special Collections & University Archives

As part of festivities for their 50th class reunion, graduates of SBU’s class of 1972 visited Special Collections and University Archives on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Alums attended an open house featuring photographs, newspapers, yearbooks, and artifacts from their years on campus. Related

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Library faculty team up with undergraduate student to promote open access

In the opening paragraph of his recent post to the Program in Writing and Rhetoric’s RhetComp blog, student Matt Hono explains a typical undergraduate experience of using databases to write a research paper: “Overwhelmed with the simple goal of finishing

Posted in About Us, Databases, Education, Electronic Resources, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, OER, Open Access, Writing and Literature

Join Us on the Art Crawl, Wednesday, April 13 starting at 1pm

Don’t miss these free guided tours of campus galleries! Registration is not required, and you can join us at any point along the route. The Spring 2022 schedule will be as follows: 1:00 PM | Simons Center Gallery, Simons Center,

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Stony Brook Undergraduate History Club Visits Special Collections

Special Collections hosted the Stony Brook Undergraduate History Club on November 17. The lively discussion and viewing of unique research collections focused on historical materials that can only be found and accessed at Stony Brook University. Original sources on display

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

Event Recap – More than Recipes: A Taste of the Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection

Did you know that SBU has the largest Chinese cookbook collection in the world? Nearly 140 guests attended “More than Recipes” to learn about the Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection, a special library collection at Stony Brook University with

Posted in Anthropology, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Join Us at the Art Crawl on Saturday, October 23 from 1pm to 3pm

Free guided tours of Stony Brook University’s diverse art galleries will take place on Saturday, October 23 from 1pm to 3pm as part of campus-wide events for the inauguration of Maurie McInnis, sixth president of Stony Brook University. Participating galleries

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, History, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Social Media Interns Meet the Deans

The Libraries Social Media Interns spent some time talking with our deans recently, learning more about their roles and how it impacts students. What follows are their reflections on the meeting and their thoughts on how to promote further communication.

Posted in About Us, Library Outreach, Social Media Interns

Special Collections to Participate at the 7th Annual Culper Spy Day

Save the Date! “Culper Spy Day: Our Revolutionary Story” will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021. A collaboration of more than a dozen local institutions and organizations, Culper Spy Day is an activity-filled day of community events highlighting the

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

Stony Brook Medicine Healthy Libraries Program recognized for being a community resource

The work of bringing high quality health services and resources to our local communities by Stony Brook librarians, faculty, and interns associated with the The Stony Brook Medicine Healthy Libraries Program (HeLP) has been recognized by CBS news. The Stony

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Social Welfare, Stony Brook University

Libraries Social Media Interns Wrap Up

Our social media interns for the spring of 2021 are wrapping up their time with the Libraries so we thought we’d invite them to share some final thoughts about the semester. Each is showing us a picture of where they

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Library Outreach