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Play Culper Spies eGame this Presidents Day Week!

Presidents Day is next Monday, February 15th.  Wondering what you can do to feel a little more patriotic? Why not learn more about our nation’s rich history while fine tuning your research skills! For those looking for a game that

Posted in Game Studies, Get Your Read On, History, Information Literacy, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, New and Notable

Melville Library Galleria Info Desk Gets a New Look

Those who braved the mountains of snow generously gifted to us by recent passerby Blizzard Jonas (thanks a lot, Jonas!) may have noticed something new and wonderful in the Melville Library Galleria.  The neutral toned horseshoe-shaped counter that serves as an information

Posted in Art, Classics, Melville Library, New and Notable, Writing and Literature

New eBook Databases: ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete & University Press Collection

The Libraries have subscribed to ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete and University Press Collection.  These collections offer access to more than 740,000 full-text eBooks to support research and learning in the arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and life sciences,

Posted in Databases, eBooks, New and Notable

Thousands of Streaming Videos Available from Kanopy

The Libraries have subscribed to Kanopy Streaming Video, which allows users to stream videos related to the arts, business, education, global studies and language, health, communications, sciences, social sciences, and technical fields.  Designed to augment and enrich academic work in

Posted in Databases, Digital Collections, New and Notable

SBU Libraries Welcomes New Library Faculty!

Dean of Libraries, Constantia Constantinou, (second from left) poses with new library faculty recognized at President Samuel Stanley’s State of the University Address, September 16, 2015. With her are Shafeek Fazal, Associate Director for Library Technology, Discovery, and Digital Services, Kathleen

Posted in About Us, Library Instruction, New and Notable, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

Ask Us ANYTHING! For real, we want your best questions!

No matter how you feel about it, classes will be starting again this coming Monday and students are already arriving back on campus.  Many of them are bound to have questions, and rightly so. Where are the best campus dining

Posted in Library Outreach, Melville Library, New and Notable, Reference

Welcome Laura Costello, Head of Research & Emerging Technologies!

SBU Libraries is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Laura Costello, our new Head of Research & Emerging Technologies.  Laura comes to us from Columbia University Teachers College where she was the Head of Library Materials and Acquisitions.

Posted in Library Instruction, Melville Library, New and Notable

Library Workshop with Associate Director for Research and Instruction at MIT, Tracy Gabridge

SBU Libraries will hold a workshop for liaison librarians on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Wang Center. There will be a presentation by Tracy Gabridge, who is the Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services at the Massachusetts Institute

Posted in Interlibrary Loan, Italian American Studies, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Science, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Melville Library, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, StaffWeb, Stony Brook University, Writing and Literature

Library & Writing Faculty Awarded S-BOLD Grant

President Stanley and Provost Assanis, in support of the continuing evolution of educational excellence, have established the Stony Brook Online Learning Development Initiative (S-BOLD), funded initially for four years at a level of $250,000 per year. This initiative sought new

Posted in Featured, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Library Technology, New and Notable, Scholarly Communication

Welcome Elisabeth Pankl, Head of Academic Engagement!

SBU Libraries is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Elisabeth Pankl, the Head of Academic Engagement. Lis grew up in Washington State and attended Washington State University as an undergraduate. She began her academic career at Louisiana State

Posted in About Us, Library Instruction, Melville Library, New and Notable