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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

Tech Spotlight: SBU Map With Useful Locations Marked

A map of Stony Brook University has been created highlighting the locations of: Bus routes, parking, printers, bus stops, dinning places, bike stations, and computer labs. This map can be useful to students both new and old, and contains everything a commuter

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

Tech Spotlight: Open Access Theses & Dissertations

Open Access Theses & Dissertations is an online database allowing for students to find open access to graduate Theses and Dissertations worldwide. These open access documents will be of great value to graduate students looking to do intensive research or needing

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

University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series

The University Libraries is pleased to announce its first lecture of the spring 2017 STEM Speakers Series presented by Dr. Dan Davis, Chair of Department of Geosciences.  His talk, “Mapping the Geology of Long Island Through Time at and Below

Posted in Geosciences, Maps, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

Tech Spotlight: American Film Scripts Online

American Film Scripts Online is a database of screenplays and scripts, most of which were never published or available to the public. This database allows for the users to look through different scripts and obtain a better sense for learning and

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

SBU Open Access Research: High impact and on the rise

SBU Research Data SBU Open Access Publishing Activity 87,621  articles published by SBU scholars and researchers, 1966 – 2015 1602, or ~2% of those articles are open access 27,628 articles published by SBU scholars and researchers, 2006 – 2015 6% of

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Mimir

Mimir is an artificial intelligence grading tool for computer science classrooms. Mirmir supports all the essential instruction languages and helps instructors prevent cheating, grade quickly, and provide excellent feedback to students. Mirmir also helps professors keep track of student engagement

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

Tech Spotlight: 50 Years of Learning Technology

The Chronicle of Higher Education published a fascinating article this month about how technology has shaped higher education over the past 50 years. The article explores how students and instructors have used technology in the classroom, from the ultra expensive

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

Tech Spotlight: Shakespeare App

Shakespeare is a free mobile app that allows users to read plays, sonnets, and poems by William Shakespeare. Students who are studying English and Shakespeare may find this app to be useful when reading Shakespeare’s works. The app contains the

Posted in Emerging Technology, Literature, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Theatre, Writing and Literature

Tech Spotlight: Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is a free mobile app that lets you virtually view artwork from museums, galleries, and archives from around the world. Students who are studying art and art history may find this app to be useful in discovering

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics