Blog Archives

Meet the Social Media Interns

This fall, SBU Libraries is thrilled to welcome two social media interns who will be working with us to help promote the library and its resources. Both will be making periodic posts to the News blog as well as our

Posted in About Us, Internships, Spotlight

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

HSL Student Spotlight

Student Profile Name: Christopher DeBellis Major: Physical Therapy Year: Doctorate Career aspiration: Neuro Physical Therapy or Pediatric Physical Therapy Favorite library location: The Health Sciences Library of course! Favorite place to study: Tucked into a corner cubicle in the quiet

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Library Outreach, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries Announce New Visiting Assistant Librarian, Diane Holliday

Stony Brook University Libraries is very pleased to introduce our new adjunct, Diane Holliday, who will join as Visiting Assistant Librarian in Special Collections and University Archives. Diane graduated from Stony Brook University with a BS in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, earned an MBA from

Posted in About Us, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Librarian Gisele Schierhorst’s Scholarly Article Published in American Music Research Center Journal

Gisele Schierhorst, Head of the Music Library at Stony Brook University, has authored a comprehensive history of an important, yet under-documented orchestra established on Long Island with roots here at Stony Brook University. The article entitled “The Suffolk Symphonic Orchestra and Society

Posted in History, Manuscripts, Music, Music Library, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Meet Special Collections Intern Matthew Burke

In summer 2019, SBU student Matthew Burke’s passion for history and career ambitions spurred him to pursue an internship in Special Collections and University Archives. Every year, the department sponsors internships where students delve into exciting research and archival processing

Posted in Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Student Spotlight – Meet Jennifer Moy

Originally from the Bronx, at the age of fourteen Jennifer and her family relocated to Brooklyn, NY. Jennifer had attended Frank McCourt High School, a small school located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her long commute to school

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Spotlight

Papers of Jane Porcino, a Champion of Women’s Rights, Open for Research

Special Collections announces the opening of the Jane Porcino Collection. Dr. Porcino (1924-2008) was an internationally known author, lecturer, consultant, educator, and advocate who worked in the fields of civil rights, social work, and gerontology. She received her Master of

Posted in Manuscripts, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Women's Studies

From the University Archives: Ashley Schiff Nature Preserve Turns 50

Stony Brook University recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Ashley Schiff Preserve. Some students know it as a scenic shortcut from the Main Campus to South Campus and back. Others use it as a “living laboratory” to study its

Posted in Ecology and Evolution, Geosciences, History, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Stony Brook University, Sustainability

Student Spotlight – Ellie Gouvis

Meet Elizabeth Gouvis, or Ellie, as she prefers to be called. Ellie began working for the University Libraries during the 2018 Spring semester and has been with us ever since. Growing up in Sayville, Long Island Ellie chose Stony Brook

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