Special Collections Exhibited in the Three Village Community

Rare photographs from the Robert Cushman Murphy Collection were recently exhibited at two community events hosted by Robert Cushman Murphy Junior High School and the Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) in Stony Brook, respectively. On April 22, photographs were on

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Librarians and Writing Tutors Come Together to Help Students with their Research Papers

On the evenings of April 19 & April 20, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, SBU librarians and writing tutors offered drop-in Zoom consultations for students who needed extra support finishing their research papers. Over 120 students joined the

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Spring 2023 Art Crawl Recap

On Wednesday, April 26, guests of the Art Crawl experienced an exciting and diverse array of art and collections: the aesthetic beauty of woven Japanese bamboo baskets; artwork created by SBU students; selections from a collection of rare Chinese cookbooks; and artistic

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Clarinuts! Livens up an Afternoon

The annual Clarinuts! recital in the Library’s Galleria yesterday was a resounding success! Professor Alan Kay and his students performed a wide variety of selections from the clarinet repertory by composers Paul Harvey, Jörg Widmann, Béla Kovács, Gabriel Pierné, Theresa

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Chinese American Librarians Association Northeast Chapter Conference

Five members of University Libraries attended the Chinese American Librarians Association’s (CALA) Northeast Chapter’s Spring conference, themed: “Chinese Librarianship in the Post-Pandemic Future: Personal Growth and Professional Development” in April 2023. Michael Huang, SUNY Distinguished Librarian and Director of Global

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Join Us on the Art Crawl: Wednesday April 26 from 1-3pm

Don’t miss these free guided tours of campus galleries! Registration is not required, and you can join us at any point along the route. Stony Brook University hosts a variety of renowned art galleries that provide unique spaces and opportunities

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Pop Up Music Library

Yesterday our Spring 2023 social media interns hosted a special Pop Up Music Library in the North Reading Room’s Learning Lab. The event was designed to introduce students to the library’s rich music resources and provide a relaxing, alternative space

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Archive of Dan’s Papers Donated to Stony Brook University Libraries

The University Libraries is pleased to announce that Dan’s Papers founder Dan Rattiner has donated more than a half century’s worth of his personal archives. Spanning 1960 to 2023, the collection is the most complete print run of Dan’s Papers held by a

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

SBU Libraries has recently installed a display of scholarly works, memoirs, and essay collections that discuss the Holocaust to commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. These books are on display by the spiral staircase in the North Reading Room. All

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