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Library databases and other resources are available both on and off-campus. When accessing resources from off-campus, simply enter your NetID and password (the same ID and password you use for Blackboard) when prompted to authenticate.
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Try Britannica Online! It's also an online encyclopedia but it's not a wiki so there is less risk of incorrect information.
Once you find your topic, check the bottom of the page for citation information.
The purpose of this guide is to help new students find their way around the library and locate appropriate material for doing college level research.
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There is no longer an official U. S. Postal Service office on campus.
STAMPS -The Bookstore located in the Melville Library basement sells First Class stamps, and Seawolves MarketPlace in the Student Activities Center (SAC) sells books of stamps and individual international stamps. The Matthews Bookstore on level 2 of the Health Sciences Center sells individual and books of stamps.
Campus Residences provides mailing services for parcels, Priority, Express and First Class mail in the Irving Residential Mailroom, which is located in Mendelsohn Quad (to the right of the Student Union) from 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday, and 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM on Saturday. Call (631) 632-4746 for more general information.
Mailboxes for outgoing stamped letters are available at the following locations:
For additional overnight service, Federal Express is located in the Melville Library basement. Normal business hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Call (631) 632-1831 for price and general information.
Suffolk County Bus Transit S60 (going east) stops at the East Setauket Post Office, and the S76 (going west) stops near the Post Office in Stony Brook Village. For more information on bus schedules, visit www.sct-bus.org
For more information, please visit the University Mailing Services website.
Check out the library website @ http://library.stonybrook.edu/.
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If you need a place to store your books, bags, etc., lockers are available for a nominal fee in the Commuter Student Study Center on the first floor of the Melville Library, the bottom floor of the Student Activities Center, and the bottom floor of the Stony Brook Union. To rent a locker in the Library or SB Union, visit Room 250 in the Stony Brook Union or call the Faculty Student Association at (631) 632-6517 for more information. To rent a locker in the Student Activities Center, visit the Seawolves Market in the SAC Lobby.