Special Collections Acquire Childs and Lockwood Family Papers

Special Collections has acquired an important local history collection. The papers of Eversley Childs (1867-1953) and family members, who resided in Crane Neck, Village of Old Field, NY, New York City, and Greenwich, CT, were donated by Childs’ great-granddaughter, Wendy

Posted in History, Manuscripts, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives

Tech Spotlight: data.world

data.world is a website dedicated to creating and distributing datasets.  With access to millions of different datasets from uses in all fields, data.world helps you to be able to create your own data and distribute it publicly to everyone, or give

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

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

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14th Annual Library Student Staff Appreciation Luncheon

For the past 14 years The University Libraries host a luncheon each Spring to acknowledge and say thank you to our student staff for their hard work and dedication to the libraries.  The annual student staff lunch is also a

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Therapy Dogs Return to Southampton

Through the efforts of CAPS and the PALS program, SBU Southampton Library and Southampton Student Life are happy to be hosting a night of therapy dogs again.   If you’re feeling the stress of a packed semester or just miss

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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

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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

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Michael Huang Keynotes at the 3rd International Conference on Leadership and Innovative Management in Academic Libraries

Michael Bailou Huang, Coordinator of the Office of Global Library Initiatives and Health Sciences Librarian, presented a keynote speech titled “Transforming Stony Brook University Libraries into Collaborative Spaces” at the 3rd International Conference on Leadership and Innovative Management in Academic

Posted in Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library, Melville Library

University Libraries Colloquium Series, April 13th

On April 13th, the University Libraries hosted the fourth event in this semester’s colloquium series, showcasing library faculty members’ research and professional development.  Bob Tolliver (Head of Sciences & Engineering, Stony Brook University Libraries) and Clara Tran (Science Librarian, Stony

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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

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