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“C ‘n 3D” – Tinkering with Molecular Structures Workshop

One of the fastest growing areas of study in biology focuses on the molecular structures of molecules, especially proteins, and how structure relates to both sequence and function. This workshop will introduce the primary molecular databases, PDB & MMDB, and

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library

Librarian Poster Session

The 2015 Open Access Symposium & 9th Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture featured a poster session covering a range of open access topics.  Posters were created by Stony Brook University Librarians Darren Chase, Laura Costello, Jennifer DeVito, Ann Gleason, Molly Higgins,

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Information Literacy, Library Outreach, Open Access

Open Access Week 2015

Open Access literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What it means to academia and research is that the primary barrier to access, price, is removed from the equation, allowing free access

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

This workshop introduces the NCBI’s Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST), one of the most widely-used software tools in biology. BLAST allows rapid, easy sequence similarity searching online. However, use of BLAST is only truly effective when you understand what

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University Libraries Colloquium Series

We are pleased to announce the October schedule for the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series.  All are welcome to attend. Please mark your calendars and come join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, achievements,

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Research, Scholarly Communication

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Visits Health Sciences Library

The Stony Brook Health Sciences Library hosted two visitors from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Mid-Atlantic Region on September 9. Barbara Epstein, Director, University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System and Renae Barger, Executive Director, National Network of

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New Databases for Health Sciences

The Health Sciences Library now has access to three new evidence-based databases from EBSCO: Dynamed Nursing Reference Center Plus Rehabilitation Reference Center These three databases enable health care practitioners to answer clinical questions quickly and easily at the point of

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ICD-10 is coming soon…

The ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, Revision 10) coding classifications are scheduled to be implemented on Oct.1. The Library has purchased access to both the ICD 9 and ICD 10 . Both classification systems are available from the STAT!Ref database.

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Presentation to School of Dental Medicine Administrators

Library Dean, Constantia Constantinou and Head of Health Sciences Library, Ann Gleason gave a presentation to the School of Dental Medicine Administrators at their meeting on July 16, 2015. Dean Constantinou presented the Library’s strategic plan and future directions, and

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach, Services

New Database Trial – Henry Stewart Talks

The Stony Brook University Libraries currently has a trial subscription to the Henry Stewart Talks, biomedical and life sciences collection. This collection has over 1,500 high quality, recorded seminars given by leading world experts. Featured categories include: cancer, cell biology,

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