My Research Life

Welcome to the inaugural post of My Research Life, interviews with Stony Brook people about how and where they do their research. Today, librarian Chris Filstrup interviews Claire Garfield, a senior biology major and marine science, chemistry, and French minor.

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2020 Spring Semester: Library Physical Reference and Virtual Chat Services

Welcome to the new semester!  Need help with research? We are here to help!  During the first 3 days of the Spring semester, librarians will be at the Horseshoe desk from 8am-5pm to answer any questions.  The Horseshoe desk is

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Soledad O’Brien Visits SBU Libraries

Back in early December, Stony Brook University Libraries was chosen to be in a nationally televised news video, conducted by award-winning journalist, Soledad O’Brien. “Matter of Fact” with Soledad O’Brien came to Stony Brook University to investigate the idea that

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University Libraries helps students Fuel Up for Finals

University Libraries gave out healthy snacks to students studying in the libraries for their final exams. Thanks to the help of our friends at USG and FSA, we were able to reach more than 2,000 students. See you in the spring, Seawolves!

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Socially-engaged art project draws crowds to Central Reading Room

Last month, SBU Libraries partnered with Professor Nobuho Nagasawa of the Department of Art to host her socially-engaged art project “Emotional Treasures, Emotional Revelations.” Beginning with a kickoff event on November 11, participants in this project created a small four-fold

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The Tolkien Pathfinder

The following post is the final entry in a series by Music Library intern Dan Hunt discussing the musical influences on the works of fantasy writer J.R.R. Tolkien. Since the publication of “The Hobbit” in 1937, the world of Middle-earth

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Student Spotlight – Shivani Mishra

For December’s Student Spotlight we present Shivani Mishra! Shivani grew up on Long Island where she attended Half Hollow Hills High School. In 2018 she was inducted into the National Honor Society and the National French Honor Society, and is

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Fuel Up For Finals

Studying for finals in the library this week?  We are open 24 hours and will be handing out healthy late-night snacks on December 12th and December 16th from 10pm-12am to keep you fueled for your study sessions. Come see us

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J.R.R. Tolkien and the Kalevala

The following post is the sixth entry in a series by Music Library intern Dan Hunt discussing the musical influences on the works of fantasy writer J.R.R. Tolkien. Click here to view the previous post regarding the Jean Sibelius composition

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End of Semester Reserves Notice

All material currently on Reserve will be removed on December 19, 2019.  If you have items that you wish to put on reserve for the Winter session or the Spring 2020 semester, please use the reserves request form.  Personal copies

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