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Tech Spotlight: 60 Minutes 1997-2014

Did you know that 60 Minutes is the longest continuously running American network primetime show? Stony Brook students, faculty, and staff now have access to every episode of 60 minutes that aired between 1997-2014. This collection covers over 350 hours

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

Tech Spotlight: Kahoot

Kahoot is a clicker software that helps teachers get better engagement and data from their students. Instructors are able to create an interactive presentation that has points of engagement that quiz students in real time about the content they are

Posted in Library Technology

Tech Spotlight: BrowZine

BrowZine is a mobile and web app that makes keeping up with scholarly content as easy as reading a newspaper or magazine. The app works by providing subscription journal content in a friendly interface. The user can customize their bookshelf

Posted in Library Technology, Mobile Technology

New Game, Contests For International Games Day 2015!

While you’ve been working hard all year earning credits for your degree, we’ve been working hard all year to make your learning process a little more fun.  And it’s exhausting – in a good way.  ALA’s International Games Day is

Posted in Events, Game Studies, Library Outreach, Library Technology, Melville Library

Library & Writing Faculty Awarded S-BOLD Grant

President Stanley and Provost Assanis, in support of the continuing evolution of educational excellence, have established the Stony Brook Online Learning Development Initiative (S-BOLD), funded initially for four years at a level of $250,000 per year. This initiative sought new

Posted in Featured, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Library Technology, New and Notable, Scholarly Communication

Research Anywhere!

Why would anyone try to do research from a mobile phone?  Because it’s always with you, it always has an Internet connection, and the library has the tools you need to find articles, access databases, and other helpful resources. Check

Posted in Databases, eBooks, eJournals, Electronic Resources, Library Technology, Reference, Research

Welcome Patrice Scanlon!

The SBU Libraries team is happy to welcome Ms. Scanlon to campus.  She joined us on February 2 and will serve as the Multimedia Resources Specialist. Patrice comes to us from Mills College in Oakland, California where since 2005 she served as

Posted in Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Library Technology, Music Library