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Dr. Sotirios Mamalis on Internal Combustion Engine Research

The inaugural lecture in the SBU Libraries STEM Speakers Series presented by Dr. Sotirios Mamalis, Department of Mechanical Engineering was held on Wednesday, September 14 in the Special Collections Seminar room, second floor of the Melville Library. An audience of

Posted in Engineering, Events, Melville Library, Research, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

View the new North Reading Room in 360°

Before… and Beyond! As we approach the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester, we come ever closer to the completion of the large scale renovation project in the Melville Library. Already re-opened is the all new North Reading Room, which

Posted in Central Reading Room, Melville Library, Renovation News, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Shoreham Documentary Filmed at SBU Libraries Airs on Japanese TV

A Japanese documentary on the Shoreham Nuclear Plant featuring rare government documents held by Stony Brook University Libraries, including the Emergency Evacuation Plan for the Shoreham Nuclear Power Station, will be broadcast on July 24 on Tokyo’s channel 4. The program, “NNN

Posted in Government Information, Japanese Studies, Melville Library

North Reading Room Soft Opening

Last week, library faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the official unveiling of the new North Reading Room (previously the Science & Engineering Library) in the Melville Library. Dean Constantia Constantinou videoed in to share her excitement as everyone was

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Melville Library, Renovation News

SBU Libraries Colloquium Series

Yesterday the University Libraries wrapped up the semester with the latest installment its Colloquium Series. This monthly event invites library faculty and staff to share current research, achievements, professional development activities and ideas with their colleagues, encouraging collaboration and innovation across

Posted in About Us, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Events, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Melville Library

13th Annual Library Student Staff Appreciation Luncheon

For the past 13 years The University Libraries host a luncheon each Spring to acknowledge and say thank you to our student staff for their hard work and dedication to the libraries.  The annual student staff lunch is also a

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries’ Host Stony Brook’s Ultimate Frisbee Team Event

Stony Brook’s Ultimate Frisbee team and SBU libraries met for some fun activities this Wednesday, April 20th during campus lifetime at the Staller Steps. Kan Jam and lots of Frisbee action made for a beautiful afternoon since the weather cooperated!!

Posted in Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

SBU Librarians Present at English Department Lightning Talks

Kathleen Kasten (Head of Humanities and Social Sciences) and Lis Pankl (Head of Academic Engagement) presented on Library Resources & Services for Graduate Students in English at the first English Department Lightning Talks event on 4/19/2016. Also presenting were faculty and

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Research

Improv Workshop for Library Liaisons

The improv workshop with Louisa Johnson with the SBU Libraries was a great success! In our three hour session, we identified our communication challenges as liaisons at SBU, developed best practices for addressing the needs of our user groups, and enhanced

Posted in About Us, Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library

Library Concert Series: “The Art of Violin”

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Stony Brook University Libraries’ hosted the third in the series, and final concert of the Spring semester, “The Art of Violin” featuring musicians from the department of music. It was a beautiful afternoon enjoyed by

Posted in Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Music, Stony Brook University