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Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

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The Flame Challenge: “What is color?”

The Flame Challenge is an international science communication competition, hosted by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, that asks scientists to explain complex science in ways that would interest and enlighten an 11-year old.  This year’s question is:  What

Posted in Communicating Science, Journalism

Library Regatta Success Highlighted in The Statesman

Stony Brook University Libraries gained recognition by The Statesman for their Roth Regatta efforts!

Posted in Events, Journalism, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Stony Brook University

DATABASE TRIAL: The North China Herald (1850-1940)

TRIAL THROUGH JUNE 15, 2013. The English North China Herald is a crucial resource for the history of the foreign presence in China from 1850 through 1940. As the official journal for British consular notifications, and announcements of the Shanghai

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Business, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Government Information, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Maps, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies

DATABASE TRIAL: New-York Historical Society Digital Archives

EBSCO has released two new Digital Archive Databases from Collections at the New-York Historical Society. Trials of the two databases are available through June 9, 2013. Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York Collection of

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Economics, History, Journalism, Literature, Music, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theatre

DATABASE TRIAL: Early American Imprints

Early American Imprints contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in the United States from 1639-1819. The collection includes two parts: Series I: Evans, 1639-1800, based on Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplement. Including more than

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Business, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Economics, Education, History, Journalism, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Theatre, Women's Studies

Journalism “My Life As” Lecture Series — Michael Slackman

As part of the School of Journalism “My Life As” lecture series, Deputy Foreign Editor of the New York Times Michael Slackman will speak September 11, 2012, 8;00 PM in the Student Activities Center Auditorium. For more information see www.stonybrook.edu/journalism,

Posted in Events, Journalism

NEW! American Periodicals Series Online

Over 1,100 American magazines spanning 200 years and covering nearly every aspect of American culture.

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Databases, History, Journalism, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Theatre, Writing and Literature

Aung San Suu Kyi finally delivered her Nobel Lecture

In 1991, Burmese Aung San Suu Kyi was under house arrest and unable to collect Nobel Peace Prize. On 16 June, 2012, she finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo, Norway. Watch the video presented by Nobelprize.org and read Suu

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies

Responses to Pew Research Center’s Report on Asian Americans

The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), a national advocacy group, responds to the Pew Research Center’s report, The Rise of Asian Americans.

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Comparative Studies, History, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Political Science, South Asian Studies