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SBU Librarians Present at METRO Science Librarians Research Forum

Jennifer Lyon (Biomedical & Translational Research Librarian) and Clara Tran (Science Librarian) presented “Faculty Use of Author Identifiers and Researcher Networking Tools” at the METRO Science Librarians Research Forum on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  The research forum provided an excellent

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

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Posted in Databases, Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library

A Conversation Among Holocaust Survivors – Live Simulcast 4/20 11-12:15

On Wednesday April 20, from 11-12:15, in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library (E-2340),  SBU Libraries will host a live simulcast of “A Conversation Among Survivors,” a program presented by the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and

Posted in Events, Health Sciences Library, History

View & Manipulate Molecular Structures

Two workshops are being offered to introduce the primary molecular databases, PDB & MMDB, and will demonstrate the NCBI’s Cn3D software tool for viewing and manipulating structures.  One of the fastest growing areas of study in biology focuses on the molecular

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Uncategorized

Let’s Have a “BLAST” with Sequence Similarity Searching

One of the most widely-used tools in computational biology/bioinformatics is the NCBI’s Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST). BLAST allows rapid, easy sequence similarity searching online. However, use of BLAST is only truly effective when you understand what it does

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library

SBU Hospital CEO Recognizes Pop-Up in Library

Reuven Pasternak, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Stony Brook University Hospital hosts his own blog to recognize and highlight achievements throughout the hospital and medical schools. These blog posts usually focus on the clinical departments and achievements within the hospital.

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Uncategorized

Upcoming Workshops: Introduction to Bioinformatics

There are a vast number of bioinformatics databases, software tools, and resources available on the web covering a wide range of biological data including genes, genomes, sequences, molecular structures, proteins, gene expression and genetic variation. This workshop will help you

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library

Advanced Searching Techniques Workshop

This workshop will provide a step-by-step structure for building a complex literature search with a focus on the health/medical literature. Topics include the effective use of Boolean Logic, controlled vocabularies, and database field searching. Date: 02/01/2016 Time: 1:00 pm –

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library

Innovation Lab to Demo 3D Printing in the HSC Library

Starting January 19th, the Innovation Lab will be staffing a table in the foyer of the Health Sciences Library.  The Innovation Lab staff will be demonstrating their 3d printing technology and how it can apply to health and medicine.  They will also

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library

Extended Hours Start Friday Dec. 4th

The Health Sciences Library will be open 24 hours during finals! When entering the library after midnight, please be prepared to show your Stony Brook ID to security. December 4th: 24 hour service begins December 5th – 15th: 24 hour service

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library