Special Collections Host Students from SBU’s Mu Pi Chapter of the National History Honor Society

Student historians from Stony Brook University’s Mu Pi chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society visited Special Collections on Wednesday, December 6 to learn more about the University Libraries’ unique research and primary source collections. On view

Posted in History, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

HSL Student Employee Honored At Dorothy Award Ceremony

Each semester, one student employee is awarded and honored for their exquisite work ethic within SBU Libraries. Originally known as the Thomas Jefferson Award, this year we proudly announced the Fall 2017 Dorothy Award to Pule Wang from the Health

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library

Stony Brook University Celebrated GIS Day with Workshops in the Library

GIS Day @ Stony Brook University, 15 November 2017 The Geospatial Center (School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences) and the University Libraries celebrated GIS Day at Stony Brook University by hosting four free GIS workshop sessions on November 15.This event

Posted in About Us, Maps, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Student Book Recommendation

We’re asking students to recommend books from our collection, books that inspire and provoke and amuse. First up is our astute library assistant and MFA student, Sarah Stoss.     Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado.  

Posted in Southampton, Writing and Literature

RUMBLE draws many.

The film screening of the movie, RUMBLE, on November 30 in the Wang Theater drew many students, faculty and staff.  The event was co-sponsored by the University Libraries Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and the Office of the Chief Diversity

Posted in About Us, Art, Arts & Humanities, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events, Music, Music Library

Before you leave for break…

Before you leave for 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 at

Posted in Circulation

Tech Spotlight: Internet Restriction Apps

It’s the end of the semester. Papers, projects, finals are all piled up and deadlines are approaching. It’s not that you can’t do the work. It’s just that it’s so hard to get off Facebook!   You’re certainly not alone.

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Reminder for faculty with material on Reserve

Attention faculty!  At the end of each semester, items are removed from the Reserves collection and returned to our shelves or to you if you put a personal copy on Reserve.  If you have material on Reserve and wish to

Posted in About Us

Kinesiology Fair Projects on Display

Once again the library is proud to display the projects from the Occupational Therapy program’s 2017 Kinesiology Fair. Constructed by first-year OT students, these inventive and eye-catching devices transform the space into an anatomy lesson crossed with a maker fair.

Posted in Southampton

SBU Libraries Announce Digital Collection of Medieval Manuscripts

“Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts” is a digital collection published by Stony Brook University Libraries in November 2017.   An educator and book seller, Otto F. Ege (1888-1951) is perhaps best known for separating and systematically

Posted in Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

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