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Tech Spotlight: Kanopy

Learning through different mediums can give you a whole new perspective on a topic. You might pick up on something from reading a newspaper article that you would not have from reading a fictional novel on the subject. The visual

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

Tech Spotlight: Google Drive

Google is probably already a part of your daily life, but did you know you can use it to store all your files and pictures?   Microsoft can glitch, causing you to lose a whole all-nighter’s worth of work. And

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

Stony Brook University Celebrated GIS Day with Workshops in the Library

GIS Day @ Stony Brook University, 15 November 2017 The Geospatial Center (School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences) and the University Libraries celebrated GIS Day at Stony Brook University by hosting four free GIS workshop sessions on November 15.This event

Posted in About Us, Maps, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Internet Restriction Apps

It’s the end of the semester. Papers, projects, finals are all piled up and deadlines are approaching. It’s not that you can’t do the work. It’s just that it’s so hard to get off Facebook!   You’re certainly not alone.

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

Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai on Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis

On November 14, Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai presented his talk, “Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis” in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library.   To lay the background, Dr. Ngai first explained the process of photosynthesis in which

Posted in Chemistry, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: LinkedIn

So much of what students in college stress about is what they are going to do after they graduate. But did you know that you can use your savy social media skills to help build business connections?   LikedIn is a

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

SBU Librarians Invited Speakers at LI GIS Conference

Librarians Robert Tolliver (Head, Science and Engineering; President, Geoscience Information Society) and Kristen Nyitray (Director, Special Collections and University Archives, University Archivist) were invited speakers at the Long Island GIS (Geographic Information System) Users Conference held at Stony Brook University

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

Tech Spotlight: The New York Times

It’s easy to get caught inside the bubble of Stony Brook University and forget that there is a whole other world out there! It’s important to stay in the know, not only about current events, but also about historical ones,

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

Tech Spotlight: SINC Sites

If you’ve been around Stony Brook University’s campus, you’ve probably seen them: SINC sites, or Students in Need of Computers. SINC Sites are public computer labs run by the Division of Information Technology.   SINC Sites have both Windows and

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

Tech Spotlight: Schedule Builder

That time of year is here again, when students have to look to next semester’s schedule, unsure if they’re going to make it through the present one!   Stony Brook University has introduced Schedule Builder, which allows students to enter

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