Congratulations to Deborah Heckert

on the recent publication of her book Composing History:  National Identities and the English Masque Revival, 1860-1920.  Dr. Heckert earned her PhD from Stony Brook (and worked in the Music Library during her student days).  She has taught at the

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Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop

In partnership with the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, the Humanities Institute, the Graduate Student Organization, and other campus entities, the library was very pleased to host Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop, on February 13th.  This workshop, on

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ARH 204 Students Study Rare Books in Special Collections

Professor Karen Lloyd’s ARH 204 class “Arts in the Age of Exploration” visited Special Collections on Thursday, February 14 to learn about the history of printmaking and early illustration techniques. A selection of SBU Libraries’ most rare books were examined,

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3rd Annual MLA Forum at the Library, with AHA Content!

On February 6th, the University Libraries hosted its third annual forum dedicated to the Modern Language Association convention.  This year, the forum included work presented at the American Historical Association meeting as well.  Both conferences were held in Chicago in

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Special Collections Opens Historical Long Island Collection for Research

Special Collections announces the opening of an important collection for historical research that documents a Long Island family and community dating back to 1705. Historian and author Willis H. White has donated the Samuel Hopkins Miller Collection, an archive comprised

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STEM Speaker Series: “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life” by Dr. Steven Glynn

Interested in biological science? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, to learn about “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life.”   Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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SBU Librarian takes part in Medical Library Association Restructure

Stony Brook’s health sciences librarians are active members of the Medical Library Association (MLA). This year MLA will undergo a major transformation, with its many sections and special interest groups (SIGs) restructuring to provide a more meaningful experience for MLA

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Reserve a study room online!

The University Libraries is excited to announce the return of online reservations for the study rooms in the Central and North Reading Rooms! Groups of 2 or more (up to 6 people per room) can reserve study rooms online or

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Two library faculty members recognized with Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

University Libraries is proud to announce that two faculty members are the recipients of the 2017-2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship. They are Jennifer A. DeVito, Director of Access & User Services, and Darren Chase, Head of Scholarly

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Changes to operating hours – Thursday, January 10

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On Thursday, January 10, 2019, the University Libraries will be holding an All Staff Meeting from 12-2pm. Our operating hours on Thursday will be adjusted to allow University Libraries personnel to attend this meeting. Health Sciences Library – 8am-8pm Main

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