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Tech Spotlight: Class Central

Class Central is an online catalog of Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. These MOOCs are usually taught by universities over the internet. Some of the most popular MOOCs are; Coursera, edX, FutureLearn, and Udacity. Class Central allows you to browse through

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

Dr. Anurag Purwar on Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices

On April 19, the final lecture of the spring 2017 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series, Dr. Anurag Purwar engaged audiences with his talk, “Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices” in the Special Collections Seminar Room, second floor of the

Posted in About Us, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Technology

Tech Spotlight: Artemis: Primary Sources

Artemis Primary Sources is a search engine that combines 3 different primary source databases from GALE. The purpose of this platform is to make it easier for students to research firsthand documents and information from reputable sources. They are working to build

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

Tech Spotlight: Open Science Monitor

Open Science Monitor  tracks trends in fields with consistent and reliable data. It offers research in an approachable and easy to navigate way. With areas in Open access, scholarly communication, and open research data it is the perfect tool for students

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

Tech Spotlight: EndNote

With the end of the semester coming it is time for students to start getting citations for final projects and papers. EndNote is a bibliographical tool that helps students find citations and organize them into documents. EndNote also allows users to

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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

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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 Library, 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

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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