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Oya Rieger, PhD to Present 2017 Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture

In 1974, Anotnija Prelec accepted the challenge of establishing the new Health Sciences Library at Stony Brook University. Over the next 26 years, Toni built the HSC Library’s collections with passion and zeal. Her extraordinary knowledge of scientific publishing, coupled

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Library Science

Bibliometric Workshop for Librarians

The Bibliometric Workshop for Librarians, the one-day event which aimed to promote practitioner research in Library and Information Science, was held on October 6, 2017.   Janet Clarke, Associate Dean, Research & User Engagement at Stony Brook University Libraries delivered

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New interviews in the Women in US-Asian Relations Oral History Project

Just in time for Women’s History Month, the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies and the University Libraries bring you the next group of student interviews of prominent women currently working in US-Asian relations. The Women in US-Asian Relations

Posted in Academic Subjects, Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Digital Collections, Library Science, Women's Studies

Mathletes & Foodies Rejoice! Pi-Day Returns to the Library

We can’t wait for Monday, we’re starting our Pi-day celebration this Friday, March 11th in the Melville Library Galleria! Stop by the Galleria Information Desk for a FREE slice of pie and enter to win numerous contests for a chance

Posted in Events, Featured, Get Your Read On, Library Science, Math, Physics and Astronomy Library, Melville Library

Library Workshop with Associate Director for Research and Instruction at MIT, Tracy Gabridge

SBU Libraries will hold a workshop for liaison librarians on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Wang Center. There will be a presentation by Tracy Gabridge, who is the Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services at the Massachusetts Institute

Posted in Interlibrary Loan, internship, Italian American Studies, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Science, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Melville Library, MFA Writing & Literature, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, StaffWeb, Stony Brook University, Uncategorized

SOMAS and Library collaborate to re-issue previously published works

The Stony Brook University Libraries and the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SOMAS) announces the online, re-issue in digital format of the school’s well established and respected, published research —  Special Reports and Working Papers series.  Previously published in bound

Posted in Digital Collections, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Libraries, Library Science, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Preservation, Research, Sustainability, Technology, Uncategorized

Art Criticism Now Online!

               Art Criticism now online Art Criticism was published by the Department of Art’s program of Art History and Criticism starting in the spring of 1979 and commencing in the spring of 2010.  During that period,

Posted in Art, Digital Collections, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Libraries, Library Science, New and Notable, Preservation

NMC Horizon Report: 2012 Higher Education Edition

The New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report discusses six emerging technologies placed along adoption horizon lines for becoming mainstream educational technologies.

Posted in Academic Subjects, Health Sciences, Information Literacy, Library Science, Technology

DOES GOD EXIST ONLINE?

DOES GOD EXIST ONLINE? Theme and Variations by Paul B. Wiener Librarians know better than most people how easy it is to find the answer to a question. They also know how hard the search can be. That’s because most

Posted in Library Science

Is Information Literacy Possible? Part I

“The universe (which others call the Library)…….” Borges Who in the world was the “Underground Grammarian?” Who is S. Berliner III? What about “Radio Free Mike?” Dan Traister? The Dead City Library? Paul Bourke? David Chesler? Leif Parsons? The Underground

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