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Stephen G. Post explains the benefits of being good!

On Thursday 2/21, Stephen G. Post, Professor of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine & Founding Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics at the Renaissance School of Medicine, delivered a talk on the benefits of being

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SBU Librarian takes part in Medical Library Association Restructure

Stony Brook’s health sciences librarians are active members of the Medical Library Association (MLA). This year MLA will undergo a major transformation, with its many sections and special interest groups (SIGs) restructuring to provide a more meaningful experience for MLA

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Michael Bailou Huang Awarded Distinguished Librarian Professorship

Michael Bailou Huang, Director of Global Library Initiatives and a full librarian at the Health Sciences Library at Stony Brook University was named a Distinguished Librarian, the highest academic rank in the SUNY system.     Since the program’s inception in

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Health Sciences Librarian, Gregg Stevens, wins best research presentation!

Gregg Stevens of the Health Sciences Library recently attended the South Chapter meeting for the Medical Library Association and presented his research project; Speeding Ahead: Assessing Trends in Distance Librarian Services for Advanced Practice Nursing Programs.  This research was co-authored by Elizabeth G.

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2018 Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture to be held 10/16

Tuesday, October 16th 3pm-4:30pm  – Lecture Hall 6, Health Sciences Center Antonija Prelec (1961) Antonija Prelec accepted the challenge of creating a Health Sciences Library at Stony Brook University in 1974.  She worked passionately over the next 26 years to

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University Libraries Colloquium Event 9/20

On 9/20, Kathleen Kasten, Head of Humanities and Social Sciences and Laurel Scheinfeld, Health Sciences Librarian, presented their research on ways the library can provide services and support for our military service members: Welcoming Those Who Served: Library Outreach to

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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

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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

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