New in Special Collections: Pioneering Journalist Jane Howard Perkins

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Jane Howard Perkins (1912-2011) was a resident of Old Field, Setauket, NY. She studied archaeology at Radcliffe (Harvard) and participated in early excavations at

Posted in Arts & Humanities, History, Journalism, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Liliana M. Dávalos

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its third lecture of the spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Liliana M. Dávalos, Department of Ecology and Evolution. Her talk, “Extinction, extinction: how it was and how to stop

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Patient Safety Awareness Week is Here!

March 11-17, 2018 is Patient Safety Awareness Week. This special event helps bring awareness to issues in patient safety. Patient safety is not only relevant to healthcare providers, but includes the general public as well, since we are all patients

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SBU Libraries Colloquium Event, March 15th

On March 15th at 1pm, the University Libraries will hold the first event in the Spring 2018 Colloquium Series.  These events feature the research and professional development activities of SBU Libraries’ faculty and staff, while creating a forum for interdisciplinary

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From Special Collections: Trailblazer Helen Hull Jacobs

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Helen Hull Jacobs (1908-1997) served as a commander in the U.S. Navy intelligence during World War II,

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What I Learned at the Fair

Students in the Southampton cohort of the Occupational Therapy program held a Health & Wellness Fair in the library this week. They put on a great show, providing a number of visually impressive and interactive displays on a variety of

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Literary Karaoke in Honor of Women’s History Month — March 21st!

The University Libraries have added a second literary karaoke event as part of their program in celebration of Women’s History Month.  This second event will be held at 1pm on March 21st in Melville Library’s North Reading Room.  All are

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Dr. Ritwik Banerjee on “Social Identities in Text” at SBU Libraries

As part of the University Libraries’ focus on providing an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and students interested in digital humanities modalities, Dr. Ritwik Banerjee spoke about his research, entitled, ” Social Identities in Text.”  A research assistant professor in the

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Copyright Assessment in the Trenches… A Panel Review

Copyright Assessment in the Trenches: Workflow, Tools, Metadata, and more is the title to a session panel I recently took part in at the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Out of Bounds 46th Annual Conference, 2018 in New

Posted in About Us, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Scholarly Communication

University Archives to Host Class of 1968, 50th Reunion Event

Stony Brook University’s class of 1968 is reuniting this May to celebrate a momentous milestone – 50 years since graduation. On Saturday, May 19 Special Collections and University Archives will participate in the Alumni Relations‘ event by hosting an open house

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