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Dr. Anurag Purwar on Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices

On April 19, the final lecture of the spring 2017 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series, Dr. Anurag Purwar engaged audiences with his talk, “Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices” in the Special Collections Seminar Room, second floor of the

Posted in About Us, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Technology

From the Archives: Computer Science at SBU

Computer Science building rendering, 1971

On July 1, a grand opening celebration for the new Computer Science Building will be held. This photograph from the University Archives is a rendering of the original building, which opened in May 1971. Founded in 1969, the Computer Science Department is

Posted in Computer Science, Special Collections & University Archives

What You Need To Do While You’re In School

Emily Warren is a Spring 2015 Library Intern.  She will be posting about excellent resources to enhance the undergraduate experience. So, you’re currently taking classes at SBU, while probably working a part-time job and crossing you’re fingers that the perfect full-time

Posted in Academic Subjects, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Atheletic Training, Business, Central Reading Room, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, Cinema Studies, Communicating Science, Comparative Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Film 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

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Hi-Tech Urban Aquaponics

The land in West Oakland where Eric Maundu is trying to farm is covered with freeways, roads, light rail and parking lots so there’s not much arable land and the soil is contaminated. So Maundu doesn’t use soil. Instead he’s

Posted in Computer Science, Sustainability

Computer Graphics Pioneer Wins Kyoto Prize

Ivan Sutherland, considered the “father of computer graphics”, was awarded the Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology by the Inamori Foundation on June 22.

Posted in Computer Science

New for Computer Science

University Libraries has acquired a number of new eBooks, books and databases for Computer Science researchers, students and faculty.

Posted in Computer Science

More Springer Titles Now Available

Almost 1700 titles published online by Springer are now available thanks to the Library’s participation in a new contract sponsored by the NERL (Northeast Research Libraries) Consortium. Each title is linked from the Electronic Journals page and can also be

Posted in Computer Science, Databases, Engineering

Access to IEEE/IET Electronic Library Now Available

The IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) provides access to almost a third of the world’s current electrical engineering and computer science literature. Content includes full-text access to all IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines; IEEE conference proceedings; IET journals and conference proceedings;

Posted in Computer Science, Engineering