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Libraries Colloquium Event “Unscattered Leaves” Caps Year-Long Medieval Manuscript Digitization Project

On April 19, 2018, the Special Collections Seminar Room in the Melville Library was standing-room-only when Stony Brook University Libraries welcomed students, faculty, staff, and community members to “Unscattered Leaves: Digitization of the Otto F. Ege Manuscripts.” The event, a special edition of the Libraries’ monthly Colloquium Series, was the culmination of the project and marked the official public launch of the new digital collection “Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves From Medieval Manuscripts.”

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Colloquium Kick-Off 2/15/18

Join us on 2/15 for two exciting presentations!   Special Collections Seminar Room 2/15/18, 1pm-2pm   Drug Advertising in JAMA During the 1970s  Presented By Gregg Stevens Drug advertising in medical journals reflects both medical practice and social conditions. Ads

Posted in Events, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Colloquium Series fall semester finale 11/16

On Thursday, 11/16, two faculty members from University Libraries presented their research projects. Clara Tran presented on her assessment of the information literacy sessions provided to the WISE program each semester, Baseline assessment: Understanding WISE freshman students’ information literacy skills in

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Oya Rieger, PhD to Present 2017 Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture

In 1974, Anotnija Prelec accepted the challenge of establishing the new Health Sciences Library at Stony Brook University. Over the next 26 years, Toni built the HSC Library’s collections with passion and zeal. Her extraordinary knowledge of scientific publishing, coupled

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Library Science

SBU Libraries hosts a Women’s History Month STEM panel

To wrap up the Women’s History Month celebrations at Stony Brook University Libraries, a panel discussion was hosted yesterday to highlight the past, present and future of women in the STEM fields.  Our panelists including members of the SBU community

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

University Libraries Presents: Colloquium Series

We are pleased to announce the next event in the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series.  All are welcome to attend.  Please mark your calendars and come join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, initiatives,

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library

Meet Captain Jack Marrow

The winning name is Captain Jack Marrow!   Thank you to all who participated in the skeleton naming contest at the Health Sciences Library.  The raffle winner has been selected and will be announced later this week. Don’t forget, Captain

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Libraries

Name our skeleton! Vote today!

Medical and health sciences students! Visit the Health Sciences Library to vote on a name for our skeleton model and be entered to win a raffle prize. Voting ends on 9/2, a winner will be announced on 9/12. We need

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Tech Spotlight: Visible Body 3D Anatomy Online

Visible Body has traditionally been a desktop application that allows students to view and manipulate different parts of the human anatomy to help them focus on specific organ systems and learn at their own pace. Recently, Visible Body has gone

Posted in Emerging Technology, Health Sciences Library, Library Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Health Science Librarians present on 3D printing

Recently two of the Health Science Librarians, Molly Higgins and Jamie Saragossi presented, “A Comparison of two 3D printing programs in Academic Library Settings” at the annual SUNY Librarians Association conference.  The presentation highlighted how 3D printing is being introduced to

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