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Now Available: Read by QxMD

Stony Brook Health Science Library now provides access to Read by QxMD. This app provides a single place to discover new research, read outstanding topic reviews and search PubMed. It also suggest articles for you to read based on your

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

Tech Spotlight: Shakespeare App

Shakespeare is a free mobile app that allows users to read plays, sonnets, and poems by William Shakespeare. Students who are studying English and Shakespeare may find this app to be useful when reading Shakespeare’s works. The app contains the

Posted in Emerging Technology, Literature, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Theatre, Writing and Literature

Tech Spotlight: Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is a free mobile app that lets you virtually view artwork from museums, galleries, and archives from around the world. Students who are studying art and art history may find this app to be useful in discovering

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Flashcards by NKO

Flashcards by NKO is a free mobile flashcard app that allows users to create and study virtual flashcards. Students can use this app to study and memorize material for their classes by creating and reviewing flashcards. Flashcards allows you to easily create

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

Tech Spotlight: Sensay

Sensay is a platform that helps connect people with questions to people with answers across many fields. Instead of letting bots answer questions, Sensay puts AI to work to decode users’ natural language queries and connect them automatically to a

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

Tech Spotlight: Pokémon Go

Is it a learning technology? Is it a major tech event? Is Stony Brook all about it right now? This week, Niantic Labs (of Ingress fame) and the Pokémon Company released Pokémon Go, a location-based augmented reality iteration of the

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

Tech Spotlight: Bizness Apps

Bizness Apps is a suite of app building tools that is focused on small businesses, but they have just made their tools free for students to help encourage young entrepreneurs. Bizness Apps’ own founder launched the platform when he was

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

Tech Spotlight: Ball State Achievements

Ball State Achievements is an app created by Ball State University to help improve retention by reinforcing positive behaviors outside of class. The app was inspired by weight loss apps that incentivize small positive changes to help inspire big results.

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

Tech Spotlight: Lynda.com

Stony Brook University students, faculty, and staff have access to Lynda.com, a site that uses professionally produced video content to teach all kinds of skills. You’ll find classes targeted to specific technologies like Excel, Photoshop, and AutoCAD as well as

Posted in Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology