Return or Renew

Before the end of the semester, remember to RETURN or RENEW any items you’ve borrowed from the library.  Students must be registered for an upcoming semester to be able to renew.  You can renew online, over the phone, or in

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Dr. Chi-Kuo Hu on “Stopping the clock of life – diapause and its ability to suspend and preserve life”

On November 15, 2022 Dr. Chi-Kuo Hu shared his intriguing research on better understanding life with audiences at the University Libraries. Interested in learning about phases in our life, Dr. Hu studies the African killifish’s dormant state, which is called

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In recognition of our graduating student employees

Our student employees are valuable members of our team. When they graduate, we want to recognize their contributions to the University Libraries and thank them for their hard work. One way we do that is by placing bookplates in a

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Stony Brook’s Trial of Data Planet

Data Planet is a repository of harmonized and structured statistical data. With this dynamic tool, users can scan and search the contents of billions of datasets, compare and contrast variables of interest, and create customized views in tables, maps, rankings,

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Stony Brook’s Trial of Statista

Statista is a database with access to over a million statistics across 80,000+ topics and 170+ disciplines. All statistics are downloadable and presented in accessible and digestible articles and graphics. For more information, see their overview video here. Stony Brook

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Writing Tutors and Librarians Join Forces to Support Student Research Writing

On the evenings of November 16 and November 17, 2022, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, SBU librarians and writing tutors offered drop-in Zoom consultations with students who needed extra support on their research papers. Students delved more deeply into

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Primary Sources in Music: Eighteen Portraits

Music Library volunteer Samuel Wallach produced the following essay about a collection of musical and artistic portraits created by composer Virgil Thomson and artist Maurice Grosser. The work is entitled “Eighteen Portraits,” and the Music Library owns a manuscript facsimile

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Art of the Violin

Students of violin professor Jennifer Frautschi performed on Monday afternoon in the Library Galleria as part of the Art of the Violin series. The program included works for solo violin by Kevin Puts, Johann Sebastian Bach, and John Corigliano. While

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Historic Exhibition of Black Abstract Artists on Display at Zuccaire Gallery

Artifacts from the University Archives (University Libraries) are currently on view and provide context for a new exhibition at the Staller Center’s Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery. Entitled “Revisiting 5+1,” the exhibition examines a critical moment at the junction of abstract

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Veterans Day: Special Collections on Exhibit

On November 9, Special Collections participated at SBU’s annual Veterans Day ceremony held in the Student Activities Center. Several collections that document the experiences of U.S. veterans were on display, ranging from the correspondence written during the American Revolutionary War

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