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Tech Spotlight: Gather Content

Gather Content is a publishing platform for non-traditional writing like website content, blog posts, help content, and product information. The platform brings the ethos of peer review to many other content types to help businesses ensure that the content they

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

Tech Spotlight: 60 Minutes 1997-2014

Did you know that 60 Minutes is the longest continuously running American network primetime show? Stony Brook students, faculty, and staff now have access to every episode of 60 minutes that aired between 1997-2014. This collection covers over 350 hours

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

Tech Spotlight: One Month

One Month wants to turn entrepreneurial dreams into reality with a capsule course model that delivers just enough information at just the right time. The courses are set up so that individuals or teams can, for a small fee and

Posted in Emerging Technology

Tech Spotlight: Lynda.com

Stony Brook University students, faculty, and staff have access to Lynda.com, a site that uses professionally produced video content to teach all kinds of skills. You’ll find classes targeted to specific technologies like Excel, Photoshop, and AutoCAD as well as

Posted in Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology

Tech Spotlight: Learnstream

It can be difficult to keep track of the many open source tools for teaching and learning or to know where to start when you begin to learn about a new topic. Learnstream‘s solution to these problems is a platform

Posted in Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology

Tech Spotlight: Kahoot

Kahoot is a clicker software that helps teachers get better engagement and data from their students. Instructors are able to create an interactive presentation that has points of engagement that quiz students in real time about the content they are

Posted in Library Technology

North Reading Room Student Visit

The Dean of University Libraries led 30 student leaders and journalists on a tour of the North Reading Room construction site yesterday. This was an exciting opportunity to introduce the community to the changes that are already happening in the

Posted in Renovation News

Tech Spotlight: BrowZine

BrowZine is a mobile and web app that makes keeping up with scholarly content as easy as reading a newspaper or magazine. The app works by providing subscription journal content in a friendly interface. The user can customize their bookshelf

Posted in Library Technology, Mobile Technology

Additional Seating & Enhanced Services in the Central Reading Room

During construction, we have added more seating and enhanced services to the Central Reading Room. The CoLA booths, computers, and printers have been moved from North Reading Room to the 1st floor of Central Reading Room. Looking for a place

Posted in About Us, Renovation News

Breaking Ground in the North Reading Room

Construction has started on a brand new library space in the North Reading Room! The room will be closed this semester, but the 1st and 2nd floors of the Central Reading Room are offering enhanced service including: Additional computers and

Posted in About Us, Renovation