The popularity of the Internet has nearly made libraries an extinct medium for researching school papers, doing homework or collecting information. Fortunately there are more reasons than school research to utilize libraries and Stony Brook offers several options for those interested in libraries. Stony Brook University has ibraries of Music, Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics-Physics, Health Sciences and Engineering
. The East and West Campus University Libraries provide almost two million bound volumes and four million publications in microformat. The libraries have hundreds of databases and state-of-the-art information services, serving students, faculty and the surrounding community. The two main libraries are Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library
and Health Sciences Center Library
. Those seeking library resources in Stony Brook can visit the university where they'll be able to find a large number of sources of information. In addition, the Emma Clark Memorial Library
in Setauket not only provides reading materials but also hosts story time for kids and other services.