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New Library Workshops

Upcoming in Fall 2014 are a number of interesting and useful workshops taught by our friendly librarians and staff.  The workshops being offered include: Introduction to Endnote, Zotero Basics and “It’s On The Internet, It Must Be True”. See our

Posted in Information Literacy, Library Instruction, New and Notable

TALENT Grant Awards

Kristen Nyitray, Head of Special Collections and University Archives, and Associate Professor Ray Guins of the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory have been awarded a $6,000 TLT TALENT Grant for their project “Digitization of Documents for the William A.

Posted in New and Notable, Technology

New Faculty Publications

Sally Stieglitz, Visiting Assistant Librarian in Research & Instruction Services, published “The American Memory Project.” Electronic Records and Resource Management Implementation in Diverse Environments. [DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4466-3.ch006] J. Krueger, editor. IGI Global,  2014. Jennifer DeVito, Head of Access Services, and Colleen

Posted in New and Notable

Marvels & Monsters Symposium

University Libraries, the Charles B. Wang Center, and the Center for Korean Studies presents “Marvels & Monsters: A Symposium on Asian Images in Comics and Graphic narratives” on April 23 at the Charles B. Wang Center.  The symposium features writers,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Events, Libraries, New and Notable, Social Sciences, Stony Brook University

Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

Posted in Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cinema Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Digital Collections, Economics, Education, Electronic Resources, Film Studies, French, German, Health Sciences, History, Libraries, Literature, Medicine, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Music, New and Notable, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainability, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

When Games Went Click: The Story of Tennis for Two

Created in 1958 by American physicist William A. Higinbotham for visitors at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)  in Upton, NY, Tennis for Two is pivotal in the history of video games. The documentary “When Games Went Click: The Story of Tennis for Two” chronicles

Posted in Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Game Studies, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives

SBU Special Collections and University Archives on Pinterest

Special Collections and University Archives has begun to use Pinterest to share the distinct collections at Stony Brook University. Although early in its development, visitors can already view a selection of photographs and images from Stony Brook University Libraries’ research

Posted in New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives

NARA Launches Founders Online

The National Archives, through its National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), has entered into a cooperative agreement with The University of Virginia Press to create Founders Online and make freely available the historical documents of the Founders of the United States

Posted in Databases, Electronic Resources, History, Manuscripts, New and Notable, Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Special Collections & University Archives

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

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) currently indexes over 1.6 million freely accessible electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 600 colleges, universities, and research institutions. The OATD project is led by

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Databases, Health Sciences, New and Notable, Open Access, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sustainability