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Stony Brook University

First Year Students: Library Locations

A guide to help new students succeed at Stony Brook University.

Locations

Central Reading Room

Frank Melville, Jr. Memorial Library, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631.632.7110

Chemistry Library

Chemistry Building C-299, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631.632.7150

Frank Melville, Jr. Memorial Library

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631.632.7115 (Circulation)

Health Sciences Library

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HST Level 3 Room 136, 8034 Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631.444.2512

MASIC Library

Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Information Center, 165 Challenger Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631.632.8679

Math, Physics, & Astronomy Library

Physics Building C-130, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631.632.7145

Music Library

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Frank Melville, Jr. Memorial Library, 1st Floor West Wing, W-1530, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631.632.7097

North Reading Room

Frank Melville, Jr. Memorial Library N-1001, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631.632.7148

Special Collections & University Archives

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Frank Melville, Jr. Memorial Library, E-2320, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631.632.7119

Southampton Library

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Stony Brook University, Southampton Campus, 239 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY 11968
631.632.5170

Branch Libraries

Stony Brook University Libraries are made up of several branch libraries on the West Campus. When looking for books, journals or course reserves, make sure that you check the location column in the catalog. While books on most subjects are available in the Main Stacks, located on the 3rd floor of the Melville (Main) Library, the following branches house books, journals and course reserves for their respective subject areas.

  • Chemistry Library
  • Marine and Atmospheric Science Library(MASIC)
  • Math, Physics, Astronomy Library
  • Music Library
  • North Reading Room: 
    • General Science and Technology
    • Biology
    • Computer Science
    • Geosciences & Maps
    • Engineering
    • Patents & Trademarks

There is also a Health Sciences Library on the East Campus which has its own library catalog. Be sure to check that catalog for subjects related to medicine such as psychology, biology, etc.