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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

For Faculty Teaching Online

As you continue to develop classes for online instruction, we wanted to let all faculty know that SBU Libraries is right there with you. Librarians can provide online instruction support in a number of ways. We can hold synchronous library

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Melville Library

My Research Life: Claire Garfield

Welcome to the inaugural post of My Research Life, interviews with Stony Brook people about how and where they do their research. Today, librarian Chris Filstrup interviews Claire Garfield, a senior biology major and marine science, chemistry, and French minor.

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Libraries, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Melville Library, Music Library, My Research Life, Research, Southampton

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

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