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Oeuvre in the North Reading Room Student Art Gallery

Visit Oeuvre our current exhibition of student art on the 2nd floor of the North Reading Room. Curator and artist Daniel Donato describes the exhibit: Oeuvre is an alumni and current Stony Brook University student open call art exhibition to

Posted in About Us

Meet Daniel Hess: Research & User Engagement Intern

The Research & User Engagement team has been lucky to work with Daniel Hess this semester as an intern. Daniel is a Stony Brook student majoring in English who also works in public libraries. We asked Daniel a few questions

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Join the University Libraries at the Art Crawl Today!

Join us this afternoon from 3pm-5pm for the Stony Brook University Art Crawl, which will have stops at the North Reading Room and Special Collections. This event is free and open to the public. View the full schedule. Special Collections

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Tech Spotlight: Mapbox

Mapbox is a digital mapping tool that lets users represent all types of map data. Mapbox has paid options for groups and businesses, but its map-making products are free to individuals and open source on GitHub. The system is very

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New Home for Recreational Newspapers and Magazines

We are in the process of moving the recreational newspapers and magazines from their temporary home on the 2nd floor of the North Reading Room to the reading nook in the Central Reading Room. We hope that this new setting

Posted in Renovation News

Tech Spotlight: Making Sense of the News

Making Sense of the News: News Literacy Lessons for Digital Citizens is an online curriculum produced and taught by faculty at The University of Hong Kong and The State University of New York. The aim of the course is to

Posted in Libraries

Tech Spotlight: Mimir

Mimir is an artificial intelligence grading tool for computer science classrooms. Mirmir supports all the essential instruction languages and helps instructors prevent cheating, grade quickly, and provide excellent feedback to students. Mirmir also helps professors keep track of student engagement

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

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

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

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