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The University Libraries is a STAR!

The Interlibrary Loan / Resource Sharing department has been recognized by the Rethinking Resource Sharing Policies Committee as a Resource Sharing STAR.  The department achieved 4 out of 5 stars for engaging in more than 92% of the best practices

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Students from the LI School for the Gifted visit the University Libraries

The Stony Brook University Libraries were happy to host 4th graders from the Long Island School for the Gifted on February 27, 2018. The students toured the Central and North Reading Rooms as part of their Stony Brook University campus

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“Gender and Negotiation” closes the University Libraries’ celebration of Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, the University Libraries welcomed Dr. Julia Bear, Assistant Professor in the College of Business, on March 27, 2018, for a presentation titled “Gender and Negotiation.”  Dr. Bear presented on her research into gender differences

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Take it with you!

Don’t be tempted to leave your personal items unattended.  Using your personal belongings to “save” a seat is risky. Our staff are walking the public areas of the library frequently but that may not be enough to prevent the theft of

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Don’t leave your personal items unattended!

We know it’s tempting. You’ve been studying in the library for hours and are ready for a break. You don’t want to give up your comfortable chair while you run to the restroom or go out for a bite to

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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

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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

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University Libraries participates in CommUniversity Day 2017

On Saturday, September 23, 2017, Stony Brook University celebrated its first CommUniversity Day.  It was a day to share some of the exciting and innovative offerings available on campus.  Members of the University Libraries volunteered their time for the event, highlighting

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End of semester notice regarding Reserves

Attention faculty: All material is removed from Reserves at the end of each semester. If you have material currently on Reserve and wish to keep it on Reserve for the summer sessions or the Fall semester, please fill out the

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Women’s History Month celebration continues

The Stony Brook University Libraries’ Women’s History Month events continued on March 9, 2017 with a presentation by Dr. Patricia Aceves in the Special Collections Seminar Room.  Dr. Aceves’ led an engaging talk called “Managing Power & Load: A Primer

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