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Celebrating National Nurses Week 2018

Stony Brook University Libraries honors our nurses during National Nursing Week (May 6-12). Held around the birthday of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale, it’s a week to recognize nurses and all they do.   Here in the HSL, we offer resources

Posted in Health Sciences Library

3D Printing Presentation at ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference

On May 4, 2018 Stony Brook Health Sciences Librarian Laurel Scheinfeld attended the annual conference of the Association for College and Research Libraries, New England Chapter (ACRL/NE) where she gave a presentation with Joan Wagner and Blanche Leeman from Touro

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Stony Brook Health Sciences Librarians Participate in Research Data Management Summit at NIH

Stony Brook Health Sciences Librarians Jessica Koos and Laurel Scheinfeld participated in the inaugural National Networks of Libraries of Medicine Research Data Management Summit held on April 10th and 11th at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

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SBU Libraries Launch Online Exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present

On April 3rd, Stony Brook University Libraries held an event in the Health Sciences Center to launch the online exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present.  The online exhibit was created by digitizing the text, images, and objects which make up

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Events, Health Sciences Library, HSL, Medicine, School of Dental Medicine

What the Health? Workshop Series Concludes

On April 5, the Stony Brook health sciences librarians concluded their three-part workshop series for Suffolk County’s public librarians, What the Health? The series focused on teaching the public librarians more about the freely available health resources from the National

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach

International Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31 is the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It’s a day to recognize those around us who are transgender and the challenges they face–including barriers to health care.   If you are interested in learning more, here are some

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Health Sciences Library, Inclusion

**University Libraries Operating on a Modified Schedule**

Thursday, March 22, 2018 – Updated: 2:22pm Due to inclement weather, the University Libraries are operating on a modified schedule. For updates on university-wide closings, please visit SB Alerts.   The following libraries have modified hours: North Reading Room: 9:30am – Midnight

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Music, Scholarly Communication, Southampton

Patient Safety Awareness Week is Here!

March 11-17, 2018 is Patient Safety Awareness Week. This special event helps bring awareness to issues in patient safety. Patient safety is not only relevant to healthcare providers, but includes the general public as well, since we are all patients

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Women in Medicine Research Day 2018

University Libraries are proud to support the Stony Brook University School of Medicine’s 12th Annual Women in Medicine Research Day being held on Wednesday, March 7th. This event highlights the essential contributions that women are making in the field of

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Two Workshops for Data Management in Biomedical Research

Health Sciences Librarians Jessica Koos and Laurel Scheinfeld are offering two workshops on Data Management in Biomedical Research. These workshops are designed to teach clinicians, graduate students and undergraduate students how to ensure that research data is effectively organized, documented

Posted in Health Sciences Library