Yearly Archives: 2014

Updated Health Sciences Website

  The Health Sciences Library website has been updated! Enhancements include a more streamlined graphical interface, prominent links to top research guides, easy to find links to top resources and quick links to most used services. All of the former

Posted in Health Sciences Library

Welcome to Brenda Polis!

On December 9th, Stony Brook University Libraries welcomed Brenda Polis to our staff. Brenda is the Executive Assistant to the Library Dean of Stony Brook University Libraries, Constantia Constantinou.  Before coming to the library,  Brenda was the Administrative Assistant in the

Posted in About Us, Melville Library, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

Winter Session Hours

It’s Winter Intersession, enjoy the warmth and comfort of the library! Winter 2015: Tuesday, January 6 – Sunday, January 25 Location Monday – Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Central Reading Room   8:30am – 11:00pm 8:30am – 5:00pm CLOSED CLOSED North Reading Room/

Posted in About Us

Browzine Now Has Health Sciences eJournals

BrowZine delivers thousands of academic journals to your iPad or Android tablet. BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in Open Access and University Libraries subscriptions (including Health Sciences Library subscriptions), uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals

Posted in About Us

GPO Name Change

Stop the presses! The GPO is now the Government Publishing Office, and no longer the Government Printing Office. The GPO has been providing free public access to government information since March 4, 1861, the day Abraham Lincoln was sworn into

Posted in Government Information, Libraries, Research

Library offers complimentary snacks to late night crammers

Songs on the radio might be joyously pronouncing that this is, in fact, “the most wonderful time of the year”, but students know better.  Before those currently enrolled in courses can begin taking part in any sort of holiday cheer,

Posted in Library Outreach

Flame Challenge: What is Sleep?

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science asks “What is Sleep?” Some Stony Brook University students seem to be already doing some head nodding experimentation in the library. If it’s your dream to take on this challenge, though, Stony Brook

Posted in Databases, Education, Research

Dissertations and Theses Full-Text

Dissertations and Theses-Full Text Contains 1.2 million full-text dissertations, including most dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Includes 2.7 million citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1861 to

Posted in Databases, Spotlight

Dental Instruments Exhibit Opens at Health Sciences Library

Dental Instruments — Past and Present, an exhibit of early dental tools and practices, officially opened December 1st at 11 am. A reception was held in the entrance to the Health Sciences Library where the exhibit is located. Objects in

Posted in Health Sciences Library

Google Expectations and Interlibrary Loan

An article by librarians Colleen Kenefick and Jennifer DeVito titled “Google Expectations and Interlibrary Loan: Can We Ever Be Fast Enough?” has been featured in a special virtual issue on best practices in interlibrary loan in the Journal of Interlibrary

Posted in Interlibrary Loan