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Welcome to Kate Kasten!

Kate Kasten recently joined our library team as an Intern for the Spring semester! Kate is a student in the Master of Library and Information Science program at Queens College. She will graduate in May with her degree and a

Posted in New and Notable

First SBU Library Board Game Revealed

As if you needed another great reason to love your library!To further prove that we are “More Than Just Books”, Stony Brook University Libraries have been spending the summer months crafting a line of library themed board games, based on

Posted in Library Outreach, Melville Library, New and Notable

Need the Wall Street Journal?

Looking to access the Wall Street Journal but can’t find Factiva? Stony Brook University Libraries has just added The Wall Street Journal, a new ProQuest database for access full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 – present. In

Posted in Business, Economics, Electronic Resources, New and Notable, News Literacy

New Library Workshops

Upcoming in Fall 2014 are a number of interesting and useful workshops taught by our friendly librarians and staff.  The workshops being offered include: Introduction to Endnote, Zotero Basics and “It’s On The Internet, It Must Be True”. See our

Posted in Information Literacy, Library Instruction, New and Notable

TALENT Grant Awards

Kristen Nyitray, Head of Special Collections and University Archives, and Associate Professor Ray Guins of the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory have been awarded a $6,000 TLT TALENT Grant for their project “Digitization of Documents for the William A.

Posted in New and Notable, Technology

New Faculty Publications

Sally Stieglitz, Visiting Assistant Librarian in Research & Instruction Services, published “The American Memory Project.” Electronic Records and Resource Management Implementation in Diverse Environments. [DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4466-3.ch006] J. Krueger, editor. IGI Global,  2014. Jennifer DeVito, Head of Access Services, and Colleen

Posted in New and Notable

Marvels & Monsters Symposium

University Libraries, the Charles B. Wang Center, and the Center for Korean Studies presents “Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic narratives” on April 23 at the Charles B. Wang Center.  The symposium features writers,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Events, Libraries, New and Notable, Social Sciences, Stony Brook University

Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

Posted in Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cinema Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Digital Collections, Economics, Education, Electronic Resources, Film Studies, French, German, History, Libraries, Medicine, MFA Theatre & Film, Music, New and Notable, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainability, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

When Games Went Click: The Story of Tennis for Two

Created in 1958 by American physicist William A. Higinbotham for visitors at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)  in Upton, NY, Tennis for Two is pivotal in the history of video games. The documentary “When Games Went Click: The Story of Tennis for Two” chronicles

Posted in Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Game Studies, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives

SBU Special Collections and University Archives on Pinterest

Special Collections and University Archives has begun to use Pinterest to share the distinct collections at Stony Brook University. Although early in its development, visitors can already view a selection of photographs and images from Stony Brook University Libraries’ research

Posted in New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives