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SBU Librarian Presents at Geosciences Leadership Forum and Visits Capitol Hill

Stony Brook Librarian, Bob Tolliver, Head, Science & Engineering and incoming president of the Geoscience Information Society, was invited to speak at the American Geosciences Institute’s (AGI) Leadership Forum as part of a panel on issues of concern to the geosciences.

Posted in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

Tech Spotlight: Prezi

When you’ve put so much hard work into a presentation, you want people to pay attention when you give it. But we all know sitting through boring slide after boring slide doesn’t make it easy to stay awake.   Try something

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

Tech Spotlight: Google Calendar

Just keeping track of your busy schedule can be a full-time job! Did you write down your homework in your agenda? Take a picture of when that club meeting was with your phone?   Google calendar is a free app that

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

Tech Spotlight: TED

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a nonprofit that organizes and hosts speakers on dozens on topics ranging from technology to entertainment to global issues in over 100 languages. All of these talks are available online for free. TED hosts a

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

Tech Spotlight: Shmoop

So you read the book for class, but you’re still having trouble understanding the themes and characters enough to write your paper. That’s where Shmoop comes in!   Best known for its literature guides, Shmoop provides summaries, themes, important quotations,

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

Dr. Chang Kee Jung on Capturing Innovations and Underlying Physics in Sports

On September 19, Dr. Chang Kee Jung, SUNY Distinguished Professor in Physics, kicked off the first lecture of the fall 2017 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series and engaged audiences with his talk, “Capturing Innovations and Underlying Physics in Sports” in

Posted in Atheletic Training, Physics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Chegg

Chegg is a one stop shop for textbook rentals, homework help and tutoring, test prep, internship and job searches, and scholarships. Perhaps best known for its textbook rental and purchase services, Chegg offers physical and online copies of textbooks, and will

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

Tech Spotlight: Dropbox

With so much information to remember for so many classes, organizing all of your notes and papers can be hard! Never mind the nightmare of having your laptop die or break right in the middle of all your hard work.  

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

Tech Spotlight: Kahoot!

A little competition always gets the blood running – whether it’s competition with your classmates or with yourself.   Kahoot! quizzes and jumble-puzzles with pictures, music, and other fancy features.  You can also browse the thousands of Kahoot! puzzles that

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

Tech Spotlight: Khan Academy

Wouldn’t it be great if you learned something and it just… stayed in your brain?  Forever?  Sadly, learning doesn’t always stay with us, and sometimes you just don’t “get it” the first time you study something.  While usually we have

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