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Fuel Up For Finals

Studying for finals in the library this week?  We are open 24 hours and will be handing out healthy late-night snacks on May 14th and May 16th from 10pm-12am to keep you fueled for your study sessions. Come see us

Posted in Events, Hours, Melville Library

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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Music Library Collection Highlight: Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16

Edvard Grieg’s (1843-1907) Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, op. 16 is one of the most popular works of its kind in the history of classical music.  Composed in 1868, it is his only completed concerto (there are sketches for a

Posted in About Us, Melville Library, Music, Music Library

SBU Librarians welcome CSTEP

Librarians Robert Tolliver and Laurel Scheinfeld welcomed students from Stony Brook University’s CSTEP Program.  The students were taken on a tour of the Melville Library and were then provided with instruction on the use of library resources.  The CSTEP Program

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

New Melville Library Display Features Medieval Manuscripts

collection recently published by Stony Brook University Libraries. Photographs from the Otto F. Ege compiled portfolio Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, Western Europe, XII-XVI Century are featured. Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries owns portfolio “No. 19” of the 40 unique

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room, Digital Collections, Electronic Resources, History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Melville Library, Music, Religious Studies, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight Tagged with:

Don’t leave your personal items unattended!

We know it’s tempting. You’ve been studying in the library for hours and are ready for a break. You don’t want to give up your comfortable chair while you run to the restroom or go out for a bite to

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Melville Library

The Music Library’s Reel-to-Reel Recordings

The Music Library’s reel-to-reel recordings represent the early history of the University’s Music Department.  For several decades, faculty and student recitals, symphony, chamber music and choral concerts were recorded directly to the reels, and archived in the Music Library.  Among

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Melville Library, Music, Music Library, Preservation

Michael Huang Keynotes at the 3rd International Conference on Leadership and Innovative Management in Academic Libraries

Michael Bailou Huang, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives and Health Sciences Librarian, presented a keynote speech titled “Transforming Stony Brook University Libraries into Collaborative Spaces” at the 3rd International Conference on Leadership and Innovative Management in Academic

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library, Melville Library

Women’s History Month celebration continues

The Stony Brook University Libraries’ Women’s History Month events continued on March 9, 2017 with a presentation by Dr. Patricia Aceves in the Special Collections Seminar Room.  Dr. Aceves’ led an engaging talk called “Managing Power & Load: A Primer

Posted in About Us, Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Women's Studies

Michael Huang Presents at Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

Michael Bailou Huang, Coordinator, Office of Global Library Initiatives and Health Sciences Librarian, delivered a talk titled “New Roles of Academic Librarians” at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China on January 12, 2017.

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library, Melville Library