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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

“Moon Cakes and Their Wooden Molds,” a collection of Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman, on exhibit in Wang Center

“Moon Cakes and Their Wooden Molds,” a collection of Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman, is the featured “Explore History: Objects from Asia” exhibit in the Charles B. Wang Center. Discover history and culture through objects from Asia! This a corner exhibition in the

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

“Marvels & Monsters” Symposium in the News

“Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic Narratives” was presented April 23 at the Charles B. Wang Center, and reporters from the Stony Brook Statesman were there: The interesting topics that [Keynote Speaker Dr. Min

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Libraries, South Asian Studies

Marvels & Monsters Symposium

University Libraries, the Charles B. Wang Center, and the Center for Korean Studies presents “Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic narratives” on April 23 at the Charles B. Wang Center.  The symposium features writers,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Events, Libraries, New and Notable, Social Sciences, Stony Brook University

Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

Posted in Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cinema Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Digital Collections, Economics, Education, Electronic Resources, Film Studies, French, German, History, Libraries, Medicine, MFA Theatre & Film, Music, New and Notable, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainability, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

DATABASE TRIAL: The North China Herald (1850-1940)

TRIAL THROUGH JUNE 15, 2013. The English North China Herald is a crucial resource for the history of the foreign presence in China from 1850 through 1940. As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Business, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Government Information, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Maps, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies