Blog Archives

University Libraries Presents: Writers Series Announced

Conservationist and writer Carl Safina in the northwest coast of Svalbard. Dr. Safina was invited to sail with Greenpeace to bear witness to the changing climate in the Arctic and the impacts of industrial fishing on the marine environment.

The University Libraries proudly announces its exciting Fall 2016 Writers Series. Please register and join us for an hour of diverse, dynamic talks by our esteemed Stony Brook faculty. Tuesday, 9/27:  Mary Jo Bona & Adrienne Munich (register here) Mary Jo

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Author Series, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Ecology and Evolution, Journalism, Library Outreach, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Special Collections Acquires Rare Nautical Chart

Nautical chart of Long Island, 1860, by Charles Copley.

Special Collections has acquired an extremely rare 1860 nautical chart or maritime map of Long Island by Brooklyn-based publisher Charles Copley. Copley’s chart covers Staten Island to Montauk, inclusive of the Connecticut coast, Long Island Sound, Long Island, New York

Posted in Maps, MASIC, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives

Weather Got You Down? SBU Libraries Can Help!

Mark Twain is credited with observing, “everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” At Stony Brook University Libraries, that is simply not the case. For our researchers, climate data is available from many resources. For instance,

Posted in Government Information, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC

Groundhogs as Scientists?

While dealing with the difficulties of a winter day, it seems hopeful to look for a positive prediction from a groundhog, but in actuality, groundhogs are not the most reliable forecasters of weather outcomes. The National Climatic Data Center has

Posted in Libraries, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC

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