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Special Collections to Participate at the 7th Annual Culper Spy Day

Save the Date! “Culper Spy Day: Our Revolutionary Story” will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021. A collaboration of more than a dozen local institutions and organizations, Culper Spy Day is an activity-filled day of community events highlighting the

Posted in History, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Special Collections Featured in Stony Brook University Magazine

The spring issue of the reimagined digital Stony Brook University Magazine features “From Special Collections,” a regular column highlighting distinctive and unique research collections from Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), the division of the University Libraries with stewardship of Stony

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

IIIF and Mirador viewer for digital collections and research

On March 3rd, 2021 the SBU Center for Digital Humanities in collaboration with the SBU Libraries Digital Projects team hosted an hour-long “Digital Humanities Show & Tell” presentation entitled “Mirador 3.0 IIIF Image Viewer for Digital Collections and Research.” Chris

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Events, Library Technology, Manuscripts, Maps, Special Collections & University Archives

Oral Histories: SBU During COVID-19

Since last fall, SBU Libraries has been compiling memories and accounts of the pandemic and the era we are all living through. “Documenting COVID-19: Stony Brook University Experiences” is a digital archive of images, written accounts, and other items that

Posted in About Us, COVID-19, Digital Collections, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Announcing “Documenting COVID-19: Stony Brook University Experiences” – A New Digital Collection

Stony Brook University Libraries is pleased to announce the release of its new digital collection “Documenting COVID-19: Stony Brook University Experiences.” Browse the collection and read personal written narratives, listen to oral histories, and view photographs that document life during

Posted in COVID-19, Digital Collections, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach, New and Notable, Southampton, Special Collections & University Archives, Stony Brook University

Join us for Virtual Culper Spy Weekend on Sept. 12 and 13

The Three Village area of Long Island is home of the Culper Spy Ring, formed in 1778 to secretly provide General George Washington with the information he needed to turn the tide of the American Revolution. Join us for Virtual

Posted in Events, History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

SBU Libraries Launch “Documenting COVID-19: Stony Brook University Experiences”

Stony Brook University Libraries is pleased to announce “Documenting COVID-19: Stony Brook University Experiences,” a new digital archive project established to collect, preserve, and publish the institutional history of Stony Brook University during this unprecedented moment in history.  The entire

Posted in COVID-19, Digital Collections, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Health Sciences Library, Medicine, New and Notable, Southampton, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

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

Chronicling the History of Stony Brook University Libraries

July marks the 58th year of SBU Libraries! When did the first library open on the SBU campus? Why is the Melville Library a building within a building? And when did the catalog first go online? All of these questions

Posted in Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives

New Digital Collection – Kronos Yearbooks

Digital Collection The Kronos: Stony Brook University, School of Medicine, Digital Yearbook Collection is now available to the public. This digital collection provides online access to the complete holdings of the yearbook. For this digitization project, print copies of the

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