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Get Inspired with Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914

Writing a paper in history, political science, economics or cultural studies?  Try searching in SBU Libraries’ Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914 (Gale).  Find searchable books, serials, pamphlets, and essays from around the world that tell the story of four

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Economics, History, Italian American Studies, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

The month of May is the U.S. Government’s official celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and a rich variety of government resources are available through federal institutions such as the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution.  SBU Libraries is proud to highlight its own resources,

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Government Information

Stony Brook University is Trying Out The North China Herald

Good news! SBU Libraries is beginning a trial run of The North China Herald. What does this mean for you, dear patrons? Wonderful things. Read on to learn more about what you could learn from this. The English-language North China

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Digital Collections

Chopsticks: A Cultural and Culinary History

Chopsticks: A Cultural and Culinary History, 2015

Books from the Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection, part of Special Collections of the University Libraries, are currently exhibited in the Charles B. Wang Center. The display, located next to the Jasmine food court, was installed in conjunction with

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Special Collections & University Archives

Library Faculty elected President of Asian Pacific Librarians Association

Congratulations to Janet Clarke, Associate Dean of Research & User Engagement, on being elected President of the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) for the 2015-16 term. APALA is a formal American Library Association Affiliate Organization, and one of ALA’s five

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Libraries, Library Outreach

Documentary filmmakers at SBU Libraries

Japanese documentary filmmakers visited SBU’s Melville Library on April 15 in order to examine and film original documents from Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant’s emergency evacuation plan. Their documentary  concerns Japan’s Fukushimi Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant which suffered damage as a

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Government Information, Research

The Everyday Joys of Japan

On display at the Jasmine Gallery (Wang Center) through July 5 is an exhibit entitled “The Everyday Joys of Japan,”  in which artist Jiro Osuga illustrates modern daily life in Japan. For those with interest in learning more about Japanese art,

Posted in Art, Asian and Asian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Libraries, Research

CJK FAQ

What is CJK? Can I view or search by CJK characters from any computers in the library? Can I view or search by CJK characters from a computer outside the library? How do I set up language support? What are

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies

Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Atheletic Training, Biology, Business, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, Chinese Studies, Cinema Studies, Classics, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Dance, Databases, eBooks, Economics, Education, eJournals, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Featured, Film Studies, Game Studies, Geosciences, History, Italian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Sustainability, Technology, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman Donates Rare and Unique Research Collections

Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman recently made another significant gift of books, magazines, and audio-visual materials to Special Collections. Stony Brook University Libraries is extremely honored to have the Jacqueline  M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection, a historically significant, specialized research collection comprised of more

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Special Collections & University Archives