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Tech Spotlight: Jeopardy Labs

Jeopardy Labs is a website where users can create and customize their own jeopardy game templates for free. Instructors can use this tool to create jeopardy-style games for reviewing material with students during classes, which may be helpful before a test. They can have students play

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

SBU Libraries hosts a Women’s History Month STEM panel

To wrap up the Women’s History Month celebrations at Stony Brook University Libraries, a panel discussion was hosted yesterday to highlight the past, present and future of women in the STEM fields.  Our panelists including members of the SBU community

Posted in Health Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Purdue OWL

Purdue Online Writing Lab, or “OWL” for short, is an online writing resource and instructional guide for students who wish to improve their writing techniques. Purdue OWL offers help in writing for essays, citations, Job search writing, English as a

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

Tech Spotlight: Duolingo

Duolingo is a foreign language learning app that breaks down languages into easy to learn segments. Using elements of games and scoring points, Duolingo makes learning languages fun and more interesting than trying to make it through a full language

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

Special Collections Highlights the Papers of Naturalist Mary Fletcher

Naturalist and educator Mary Fletcher (1899-1989) authored “A Survey of the Algae Found in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden” in 1936. In honor of her accomplishments and Women’s History Month, Special Collections is featuring her papers, which are open and available

Posted in Manuscripts, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

Tech Spotlight: JoVE

JoVE stands for, Journal of Visualized Experiments, and is a way for scientific researchers to easily access videos on experiments for the purpose of reproducing the experiments accurately. JoVE is the world’s first peer-reviewed scientific video journal. JoVE helps to significantly

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

Tech Spotlight: Coursera

For those who don’t know, Coursera is a free online educational resource that offers courses in many different subjects. The website allows for full interation with a subject, from quizzes and video learning.  Coursera has access to around 2000 courses from schools

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

Tech Spotlight: Scopus

Scopus is a database of citations and abstracts of peer reviewed: articles, journals, and books. It offers a look into multiple fields including: humanities, science & technology, history, Medicine, and more. Scopus also has tools to help find the most comprehensive

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

SBU Southampton Trivia Night

Come test your wits against the rest of the Southampton campus on Tuesday, February 21st from 7-9 pm in the library. The SBU Southampton Library, along with the Student Life Office, will be hosting Trivia Night from 7-9 pm. Compete in

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Southampton

Special Collections Highlights International Darwin Day

Among the rare books in Special Collections is Charles Darwin’s The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, published by Appleton and Company in 1897. International Darwin Day is Sunday, February 12 and commemorates the birth of Darwin in 1809. 

Posted in Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives, STEM