Yearly Archives: 2016

Tech Spotlight: 50 Years of Learning Technology

The Chronicle of Higher Education published a fascinating article this month about how technology has shaped higher education over the past 50 years. The article explores how students and instructors have used technology in the classroom, from the ultra expensive

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Michael Bailou Huang Receives Honorary Appointment as Professor at Shandong Normal University

Michael Bailou Huang, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives and Librarian of Stony Brook University Libraries, received an honorary appointment as Professor at a ceremony that took place on December 15, 2016 in Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China.

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library

Michael Bailou Huang Presents at Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China

Librarian Michael Bailou Huang presented an invited lecture titled “The Changing Role of Academic Libraries and Librarians in the United States” at Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China on December 15, 2016. Over 200 librarians from the hosting institution and other

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library

Tech Spotlight: Shakespeare App

Shakespeare is a free mobile app that allows users to read plays, sonnets, and poems by William Shakespeare. Students who are studying English and Shakespeare may find this app to be useful when reading Shakespeare’s works. The app contains the

Posted in Emerging Technology, Literature, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Theatre, Writing and Literature

Dean Constantia Constantinou’s New Book

Constantia Constantinou, Dean of University Libraries at Stony Brook University, has published a new book titled “International Librarianship: Developing Professional, Intercultural, and Educational Leadership” ( Congratulations to Dean Constantinou!

Posted in Global Initiatives

SBU Libraries’ Southampton branch showcases Kinesiology projects

SBU’s Southampton Physical Therapy Class of 2019 recently hosted the Third Annual Southampton Campus Kinesiology Fair. Kinesiology, the study of the mechanics of body movement, is an important element to physical therapy. The annual fair provides a creative canvas for

Posted in Libraries, Southampton

Important news from the Reserves department

At the end of each semester, all material that was on reserve for the semester is removed to make way for the upcoming semester’s reserve collection.  If you’re planning on using something that is currently on reserve for the winter

Posted in Libraries

SBU Libraries Welcomes New Provost, Michael A. Bernstein

SBU Libraries was delighted to welcome Provost Michael A. Bernstein yesterday afternoon for a visit. Dr. Bernstein joined Dean Constantinou and the Research and User Engagement team for an overview of the libraries’ research, engagement, instruction, and outreach activities. With

Posted in Libraries

Library Concert Series: Fall Chamber Music Festival 2016

SBU Libraries was proud and honored to host the final concert of the fall 2016 semester on Wednesday, December 14th in the Melville Library Galleria. These amazing musicians are graduate students from the Stony Brook University Department of Music. They

Posted in Events, Libraries, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Music, Stony Brook University

Tech Spotlight: Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is a free mobile app that lets you virtually view artwork from museums, galleries, and archives from around the world. Students who are studying art and art history may find this app to be useful in discovering

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics