University Libraries Colloquium Series — Victoria Pilato & Jamie Saragossi

On February 16th the University Libraries hosted the second event in this semester’s Colloquium Series.  Two library faculty members presented their current work.   Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian, discussed her recent trip to Nairobi, Kenya as part of a

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Special Collections Featured in Faculty Publication

Professor Paul Firbas’ recently published article features a rare book from Special Collections, SBU Libraries. In “Hemispheric Knowledge: Sarmiento de Gamboa and His Texts on the Strait of Magellan” (Annales de Literatura Chilena, December 2016, v. 17, no. 26), Firbas

Posted in Arts & Humanities, History, Manuscripts, Maps, Special Collections & University Archives

How Do You Have Fun with Reference Books?

The answer: Trivia Night! SBU Southampton Library played host on Tuesday, February 21 to dedicated teams of SOMAS, Occupational Therapy and MFA students as they vied to answer questions on categories ranging from The Wild West to Total Obscurities.  Other

Posted in Books, Events, Health Sciences, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MFA Writing & Literature, Reference, Southampton

Green Open Access

Open Access is the free, unrestricted sharing of scholarly articles and other works online.  Open Access removes access barriers making research and scholarship available to all. On February 6,2017, Stony Brook University Senate adopted an Open Access Policy for SBU

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Open Access, Scholarly Communication, STEM

Special Collections Highlights Presidential Letters

Among its rare books and documents, Special Collections has presidential letters authored by George Washington and a letter addressed to Thomas Jefferson by the first governor of New York, George Clinton. The first Presidents Day was an unofficial holiday on February

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Latin American Film Series at the University Libraries

On February 7th, graduate students from the Department of Hispanic Languages & Literature hosted a screening of Nueve Reinas, followed by a discussion.  This event is part of a film series to be held at the University Libraries in the Center

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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

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University Libraries Present: A Lecture by Dr. Zebulon Vance Miletsky

On Monday, February 13th, the University Libraries hosted Dr. Zebulon Vance Miletsky, who gave a lecture in honor of Black History Month.  Entitled, “Obama, Post-Racialism and the New American Dilemma,” this talk explored the historical antecedents of racial crisis in

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events, History, Social Sciences

Health Sciences Library celebrates Black History Month

The Stony Brook University Libraries is proud to celebrate Black History Month. Throughout history African Americans have played a crucial role in the health sciences – breaking down existing barriers, and paving the way for others to pursue medical careers

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