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Art Crawl Draws Largest Crowd Yet!

On Wednesday, March 27 guests of the Art Crawl experienced an exciting and diverse array of books, photographs, paintings, multi-media installations, sculpture, and student art. Five exhibitions at Stony Brook University were featured at the spring 2019 event, including two

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

Women’s History in the Health Sciences

Women’s History month is a celebration of the shared stories and achievements of so many influential and well known figures. From American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to American Astronomer Vera Rubin, there is no shortage of inspirational narratives. So this month

Posted in Academic Subjects, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Electronic Resources, Health Sciences Library, History, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, STEM, Stony Brook University, Women's Studies

Elect Her: A talk in honor of Women’s History Month

On Tuesday, March 12, Cathrine Duffy, Associate Director for Student Support in the Office of the Dean of Students, gave a talk on engaging young women in the political process as a way to increase their representation in political offices.

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Women's Studies

Rare Long Island Maps from Special Collections Featured at Reboli Center

Rare maps from Special Collections are currently on view through May 5 in the History Gallery at the Reboli Center for Art and History in Stony Brook. The exhibition runs concurrently with On the Road, a selection of paintings by Joseph

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

Promoting Diversity in Librarianship

Associate Dean of Research & User Engagement, Janet H. Clarke, recently participated in a professional networking event for graduate library science students at Queens College. The event featured members of the American Library Association’s ethnic caucuses, Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association

Posted in About Us, Library Outreach, Library Science

SBU Rare Book Featured in Long Island Museum Exhibition

A rare book from Special Collections is currently on loan and on view in the Long Island Museum exhibition “Elias Pelletreau: Long Island Silversmith & Entrepreneur” through December 30, 2018. The exhibition examines and showcases Pelletreau’s unique works of silver

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

SBU History Club Tours Special Collections

Historians at work! More than 20 history majors visited Special Collections on Wednesday, November 28 during campus lifetime for a tour of the rare and one-of-a-kind manuscripts, books, and maps available for research use at SBU Libraries. Thank you to

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

SBU Librarians Present at 23rd Annual Archives Month Conference

SBU Librarians Jamie Saragossi and Kristen Nyitray were invited speakers at the 23rd Annual Archives Month Conference on Long Island titled “Medical Archives: Processing, Privacy and Preservation” on Friday, October 12, 2018.   Jamie Saragossi, Head of the Health Sciences

Posted in Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives

Matt Gallagher, Army Veteran and Author, visits SBU

On October 4th, Matt Gallagher spent the day at Stony Brook University.  He was invited here by the University Libraries to help us show our appreciation for the Veterans on our campus and spark conversations between veterans and non-veterans.  The day began

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HealthTech Fair

On Wednesday, September 26, the Health Sciences Library hosted its first HealthTech Fair. We had representatives from eight companies talking about the great products they offer, which are all available through the HSL. A representative from the National Network of

Posted in Electronic Resources, Events, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach, Medicine, Nursing, School of Dental Medicine