University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Xiaojun Bi

University Libraries is pleased to announce its fourth lecture of the Spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series given by Dr. Xiaojun Bi, Department of Computer Science.   Title: “Computational Interaction in Post-PC Computing” Date/Time: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 1pm-2pm Location:

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Dr. Ya Wang on Optically Chopped PIR Sensors for Occupancy Detection Research

On March 27, Dr. Ya Wang, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, presented her innovative research project on passive infrared (PIR) sensors.   PIR sensors currently used in buildings only detect moving objects. This detection may provide false negative detections

Posted in Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

Emerson String Quartet Biography

  In 2001, a year before joining Stony Brook University’s prestigious Music Department, the Emerson String Quartet published its biography, Converging Lines: the Extraordinary Story of the Emerson String Quartet’s First 25 Years.   The Music Library has several copies.  It

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What the Health? Workshop Series Concludes

On April 5, the Stony Brook health sciences librarians concluded their three-part workshop series for Suffolk County’s public librarians, What the Health? The series focused on teaching the public librarians more about the freely available health resources from the National

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Rock Returns to Southampton

Experience the storied rock & roll history of Stony Brook University through our recently installed display at the Southampton library. Thanks to Kristen Nyitray, Director of Special Collections and University Archives, we now have a glimpse into a fascinating and

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SUNY Board of Trustees Open Access Resolution

On March 22, 2018, the SUNY Board of Trustees passed an Open Access Policy and System Repository Resolution put forward by Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson. The resolution instructs all SUNY campuses to adopt “an open access policy that recognizes each

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Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! In celebration, Special Collections is featuring several of its distinctive archives of poets ranging from manuscript drafts to published books. All are welcome to explore these unique literary works that celebrate “poetry’s vital place in our

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Books, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives, Writing and Literature

Diverse and Inspiring Works Showcased at Art Crawl

Thank you to all who attended the Art Crawl on March 28! The tour stops featured these diverse and inspiring works.   Special Collections, Melville Library – Unscattered Leaves: Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, Western Europe, XII-XVI Century MFA student

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

International Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31 is the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It’s a day to recognize those around us who are transgender and the challenges they face–including barriers to health care.   If you are interested in learning more, here are some

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Health Sciences Library, Inclusion

Special Collections in New Wang Center Exhibition “Potasia”

The current Charles B. Wang Center exhibition Potasia: Potatoism in the East features an insightful and entertaining survey of artworks with the potato as their central subject matter. The exhibition showcases a wide spectrum of potatoes, in all manner of genres and

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, South Asian Studies, Special Collections & University Archives