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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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Matt Gallagher, Army Veteran and Author, visits SBU

On October 4th, Matt Gallagher spent the day at Stony Brook University.  He was invited here by the University Libraries to help us show our appreciation for the Veterans on our campus and spark conversations between veterans and non-veterans.  The day began

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HealthTech Fair

On Wednesday, September 26, the Health Sciences Library hosted its first HealthTech Fair. We had representatives from eight companies talking about the great products they offer, which are all available through the HSL. A representative from the National Network of

Posted in Electronic Resources, Events, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach, Medicine, Nursing, School of Dental Medicine

University Libraries Colloquium Event 9/20

On 9/20, Kathleen Kasten, Head of Humanities and Social Sciences and Laurel Scheinfeld, Health Sciences Librarian, presented their research on ways the library can provide services and support for our military service members: Welcoming Those Who Served: Library Outreach to

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HealthTech Fair is only two weeks away!

In just a couple of weeks, the Health Sciences Library will host its first HealthTech Fair! Don’t miss out!   We’re going to have representatives on hand to tell you about the great resources you have access to through the

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Temporary Noise Disruptions in Health Sciences Library

Starting Monday, August 13th, 2018, the Health Sciences Library will undergo a partial structural repair which is anticipated to last 2-3 weeks. During this time, there may be periods of loud noise and some disruptions in study areas. We appreciate

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SBU Librarians welcome CSTEP

Librarians Robert Tolliver and Laurel Scheinfeld welcomed students from Stony Brook University’s CSTEP Program.  The students were taken on a tour of the Melville Library and were then provided with instruction on the use of library resources.  The CSTEP Program

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Health Sciences Librarians Present at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting

The Medical Library Association (MLA) held its 2018 annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia from May 18th-23rd. Health Sciences Librarians Jessica Koos and Laurel Scheinfeld presented a poster on their research project investigating the educational and professional backgrounds of medical librarians.

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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

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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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