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Libraries Colloquium Event “Unscattered Leaves” Caps Year-Long Medieval Manuscript Digitization Project

On April 19, 2018, the Special Collections Seminar Room in the Melville Library was standing-room-only when Stony Brook University Libraries welcomed students, faculty, staff, and community members to “Unscattered Leaves: Digitization of the Otto F. Ege Manuscripts.” The event, a special edition of the Libraries’ monthly Colloquium Series, was the culmination of the project and marked the official public launch of the new digital collection “Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves From Medieval Manuscripts.”

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Copyright Assessment in the Trenches… A Panel Review

Copyright Assessment in the Trenches: Workflow, Tools, Metadata, and more is the title to a session panel I recently took part in at the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Out of Bounds 46th Annual Conference, 2018 in New

Posted in About Us, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Scholarly Communication

SBU Spotlights Max Fink Papers and Digital Collection

Stony Brook University is highlighting the pioneering career and papers of Max Fink, MD. Dr. Fink, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology Emeritus at SBU is a world-leading expert and defender of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and the focus of a new collection

Posted in Digital Collections, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Featured, Manuscripts, Medicine, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

SBU Libraries Announce Digital Collection of Medieval Manuscripts

“Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts” is a digital collection published by Stony Brook University Libraries in November 2017.   An educator and book seller, Otto F. Ege (1888-1951) is perhaps best known for separating and systematically

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Senator Jacob K. Javits Digital Collection

View the collection here   This digitized collection features print, audio, and video content from the Senator Jacob K. Javits Collection in the Special Collections and University Archives at Stony Brook University Libraries. The items highlight and illustrate Senator Javits’

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Digital Projects

If you have any questions regarding the digital projects you see below, please contact Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian, victoria.pilato@stonybrook.edu        

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SBU Libraries Colloquium Series

Yesterday the University Libraries wrapped up the semester with the latest installment its Colloquium Series. This monthly event invites library faculty and staff to share current research, achievements, professional development activities and ideas with their colleagues, encouraging collaboration and innovation across

Posted in About Us, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Events, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Melville Library

Harvard Purdue Data Management Symposium

Dean of Libraries, Constantia Constantinou; Associate Director for Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Shafeek Fazal; and Scholarly Communication Librarian, Darren Chase, participated in the Harvard Purdue Data Management Symposium, June 16 – 17.  The Symposium featured speakers representing all

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Welcome Patrice Scanlon!

The SBU Libraries team is happy to welcome Ms. Scanlon to campus.  She joined us on February 2 and will serve as the Multimedia Resources Specialist. Patrice comes to us from Mills College in Oakland, California where since 2005 she served as

Posted in Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Library Technology, Music Library

Welcome Emily Warren!

We are happy to welcome Emily Warren, who will be an intern for Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives during the Spring 2015 semester.  Emily is a student in the Master of Library and Information Sciences program at the University

Posted in Discovery and Digital Initiatives, internship, Scholarly Communication