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Women’s History in the Health Sciences

Women’s History month is a celebration of the shared stories and achievements of so many influential and well known figures. From American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to American Astronomer Vera Rubin, there is no shortage of inspirational narratives. So this month

Posted in Academic Subjects, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Electronic Resources, Health Sciences Library, History, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, STEM, Stony Brook University, Women's Studies

Stephen G. Post explains the benefits of being good!

On Thursday 2/21, Stephen G. Post, Professor of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine & Founding Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics at the Renaissance School of Medicine, delivered a talk on the benefits of being

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library

SBU Health Sciences Librarian and Data Management

Health Sciences Librarian Jessica Koos was selected to be a participant in the course, “RDM 102: Beyond Research Data Management for Biomedical and Health Sciences Librarians,” sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Training Office (NTO).

Posted in Data, Health Sciences Library, Research

SBU Librarian takes part in Medical Library Association Restructure

Stony Brook’s health sciences librarians are active members of the Medical Library Association (MLA). This year MLA will undergo a major transformation, with its many sections and special interest groups (SIGs) restructuring to provide a more meaningful experience for MLA

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library

Student Spotlight – Xiaoqing Zhang

In May of 2017, Xiaoqing was interviewed and hired by the SBU Libraries. Since joining us she has become a valued and trusted employee of the Health Sciences Library. She is a welcome presence at the services desk, and is

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HSL Librarians named to Executive Board of MLA’s NY/NJ Chapter

HSL Librarians Jessica Koos and Gregg Stevens have been elected to serve on the board of the New York/New Jersey Chapter of the Medical Library Association for 2019 and 2020.  Jessica Koos will be an Executive Board Member and Gregg Stevens

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Michael Bailou Huang Awarded Distinguished Librarian Professorship

Michael Bailou Huang, Director of Global Library Initiatives and a full librarian at the Health Sciences Library at Stony Brook University was named a Distinguished Librarian, the highest academic rank in the SUNY system.     Since the program’s inception in

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Health Sciences Librarian, Gregg Stevens, wins best research presentation!

Gregg Stevens of the Health Sciences Library recently attended the South Chapter meeting for the Medical Library Association and presented his research project; Speeding Ahead: Assessing Trends in Distance Librarian Services for Advanced Practice Nursing Programs.  This research was co-authored by Elizabeth G.

Posted in Health Sciences Library

Michael Huang Chairs a Session at International Conference in China

The 9th Shanghai International Library Forum (SILF 2018) was held on October 17-19, 2018 at the Shanghai Library. The forum was organized by the Shanghai Library (Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of Shanghai) and co-organized by the Shanghai Society

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library

2018 Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture to be held 10/16

Tuesday, October 16th 3pm-4:30pm  – Lecture Hall 6, Health Sciences Center Antonija Prelec (1961) Antonija Prelec accepted the challenge of creating a Health Sciences Library at Stony Brook University in 1974.  She worked passionately over the next 26 years to

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