In order to use the databases available at Stony Brook University Libraries while off campus, you must access the databases through the Libraries' homepage or one of the guides. Log in using your NetID and password.
Use this guide or other subject or class guides for information on suitable resources, search tips and ways to find help.
Our collection includes over 2 million books, over 70,000 e-journals; nearly 400 databases, and another 2 million titles in microforms.
Circulation Policy: 50 books for undergraduates; one-month borrowing period. Also, 3 DVDs, with a one-week borrowing period.
Renewals: 3 times if no one is waiting for the material. Can be done online. See Renewing Online for more information.
Fines: $0.25/day, $85/book – Card is blocked at $5.
Recalls/Holds can be done online via STARS.
Photocopies: $.10 a page. You can put money on your student ID for copy machines. The Photocopy Center is on the 3rd Floor of Melville, near Circulation.
The entrance to the Main Stacks (Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences collections) is on the 3rd Floor.
The Central Reading Room (Main Reference Desk), Science & Engineering Library (North Reading Room) and Music Library are on the on 1st floor of Melville Library. There are several Branch Libraries on campus as well.
The Health Sciences Library is separate library system located on the East Campus. You have access to their collection, both in print and online.