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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

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Library Technology, Medicine, Mobile Technology, Nursing, School of Dental Medicine

EAB Guide App

Have you downloaded the EAB Guide app yet?  This is a customizable mobile app that helps you thrive and succeed at Stony Brook University. You can schedule advising and tutoring appointments, get study tips, explore majors, get notified of important deadlines,

Posted in Libraries, Library Technology, Mobile Technology Tagged with: ,

SBU Libraries and friends asked Evan everything at the Southampton campus

On Wednesday, April 11, SBU Libraries teamed up with SBU Resident Life and SBU DoIT (Division of Information Technology) to host Evan Doubleday, lead programmer analyst on the Southampton campus, for an “ask anything” session that included questions ranging from

Posted in Emerging Technology, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Technology, Southampton, Stony Brook University, Technology

Tech Spotlight: ATLA Religion Database

With over 4,000 active religions in the world, it can be difficult to track down scholarly religious research. Luckily for us, the American Theological Library Association has compiled a database of over 1,800 journals in the fields of theology and

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS)

Writing a paper on some aspect of Asia and can’t find relevant research for your topic? If so, the Bibliography of Asian Studies might be the resource you need to get your research back on track. With an index of over

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Kanopy Streaming

Kanopy is an online streaming video service that provides a wide collection of films, documentaries, and foreign language videos in a variety of academic subjects. Subjects include the social sciences, the arts, education, business, health, global studies and languages, sciences, and

Posted in Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Yewno

Yewno is a next gen discovery system that works with the full text of libraries’ licensed content to return sophisticated results based on ideas rather than metadata and keywords. The system draws on a huge corpus of materials drawn from

Posted in Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Visible Body 3D Anatomy Online

Visible Body has traditionally been a desktop application that allows students to view and manipulate different parts of the human anatomy to help them focus on specific organ systems and learn at their own pace. Recently, Visible Body has gone

Posted in Emerging Technology, Health Sciences Library, Library Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Fabula Maps

Fabula Maps is a digital humanities teaching tool that makes it easy to create interactive maps. The action of the map is similar to Storymap JS, but Fabula is aimed at users who might need a technology assist and more

Posted in Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Tableau

Tableau is a data visualization and sharing tool that makes it easy to create meaningful charts and stories around all kinds of data. The tool, which is available in both free and paid versions, has a simple drag-and-drop organization that

Posted in Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics