Scarce Editions of “Leaves of Grass” from Special Collections on Exhibit

Two rare editions of Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” from Special Collections are currently on view through September 2 at the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook. Featured in the new exhibition “Walt Whitman’s Arcadia:  Long Island Through the Eyes

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New E-Book Collection from the Joanna Briggs Institute

The Health Sciences Library now has access to a collection of e-books from the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI). Based in Australia and one of the premier evidence-based practice organizations in the world, JBI has developed an evidence-based practice model that

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Student Spotlight – Gabrielle Bismarck

Meet Gabrielle Bismarck. Gabrielle is currently a senior at Stony Brook University and a long time employee of the University Libraries. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Gabrielle came to Stony Brook as a freshman back in 2015 through the Education

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Whitman’s Poetic Legacy Explored and Discussed By Distinguished SBU Poets

On Tuesday, April 2, a standing-room only audience filled the Poetry Center in the Humanities Building for a lively discussion between revered poets and Stony Brook University faculty Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Cornelius Eady. Through highly engaging readings and commentaries,

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Art Crawl Draws Largest Crowd Yet!

On Wednesday, March 27 guests of the Art Crawl experienced an exciting and diverse array of books, photographs, paintings, multi-media installations, sculpture, and student art. Five exhibitions at Stony Brook University were featured at the spring 2019 event, including two

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SBU Librarian Presented at The LILRC the 5th Annual Technical Services Open Forum

Jin Guo, the Director of Collections and Resource Management, gave a talk “Work Smarter, Together: Unifying the Library Management Systems” at the Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) 5th Annual Technical Services Open Forum in Farmingdale Public Library on March

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Join Us on Tuesday, April 2 at 1pm for “Walt Whitman’s Poetic Legacy”

To kick off National Poetry Month in 2019, join us at Stony Brook University for a poetry reading and discussion examining Walt Whitman’s influence on the poetry and culture of the Americas. Stony Brook University professors and award-winning poets Rowan

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Panel Discussion in Honor of Women’s History Month

The library collaborated with the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to host an interdisciplinary panel discussion on issues related to #MeToo as part of the library’s programming in honor of Women’s History Month. The panel was moderated by

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In the News: Digital Humanities at SBU Libraries

The planned digital humanities space at SBU Libraries, supported by a gift from the Gladys Brooks Foundation, made the news last week with quotes from Dr. Andrew Newman (Professor of English) and Dr. Kate Kasten (Head of Humanities & Social

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Congratulations to Dr. Benjamin Tausig

on the recent publication of his book, Bangkok Is Ringing: Sound, Protest and Constraint, by Oxford University Press. Bangkok is Ringing is an on-the-ground sound studies analysis of the Red Shirt and Yellow Shirt protests that shook Thailand just before

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