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Dr. Krishna Veeramah on Ancient European Dog Genomes

Dr. Veeramah presented “Ancient European Dog Genomes Reveal Continuity Since the Early Neolithic” for the University Libraries STEM Speakers Series on October 3, 2017. By analyzing two genomic sequences of 7,000 and 4,700 year old dog remains from two German

Posted in Biology, Ecology and Evolution, STEM

Special Collections Highlights International Darwin Day

Among the rare books in Special Collections is Charles Darwin’s The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, published by Appleton and Company in 1897. International Darwin Day is Sunday, February 12 and commemorates the birth of Darwin in 1809. 

Posted in Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives, STEM

Conservationist and Author Carl Safina Captivates at Writers Series

In his spirited presentation and book of the same title “Beyond Words: How Elephants, Wolves, and Killer Whales Think and Feel,” Carl Safina shared how he spent time working with researchers who have dedicated decades to studying particular families of wild

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University Libraries Presents: STEM Speakers Series

The University Libraries is pleased to announce its second lecture of the fall 2016 STEM Speakers Series presented by Dr. Joshua Rest, Department of Ecology and Evolution. His talk, “Survival and evolution in a changing world: lessons from genomes, transcripts,

Posted in Biology, Science and Engineering Library, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

SBU Librarians Present at METRO Science Librarians Research Forum

Jennifer Lyon (Biomedical & Translational Research Librarian) and Clara Tran (Science Librarian) presented “Faculty Use of Author Identifiers and Researcher Networking Tools” at the METRO Science Librarians Research Forum on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  The research forum provided an excellent

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

What is Sound? Taking on the Alda Center “Flame Challenge”

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science has announced its 2016 Flame Challenge question: What is sound? For scholars hoping to take on the task of explaining science to an eleven year old, SBU Libraries are the place to start your

Posted in Biology, Books, Catalog, Journalism, Research

Come join the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) – LabArchives Presentation

ELN is a program that allows scientists, engineers, and researchers to digitally document lab notes, data, and procedures of experiments.  These systems are designed to replace paper laboratory notebooks.  Electronic lab notebooks are fairly new technology but offer many benefits

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Technology, Uncategorized

University Libraries Joins Biomed Central

University Libraries has become a Supporting Member of Biomed Central, the Open Access biomedical open access publisher. What are the benefits of Supporter Membership? All Supporter Member researchers can take advantage of a 15% discount on the article-processing charge when

Posted in Biology, Databases, Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Medicine, Open Access

Papers of naturalist Robert Cushman Murphy

Robert Cushman Murphy

Robert Cushman Murphy (1887-1973) was an early conservationist who concentrated his efforts on Long Island and internationally. He conducted research on DDT, which influenced Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, and participated in lawsuits to ban the aerial spraying of the pesticide.

Posted in Biology, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives

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

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