Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

SBU students from the Program in Writing and Rhetoric helped diversify Wikipedia yesterday (Oct 24th) with Lane Raspberry, Wikipedia Editor, and Marika Cifor, from Bowdoin College. Professors Kristina Lucenko and Cynthia Davidson worked with their students to help expand Wikipedia

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Papers and Digital Collection of World-Leading Psychiatrist and Neurologist Max Fink Open for Research

Stony Brook University Libraries announce the opening of the Max Fink Papers and Digital Collection. The Max Fink Digital Collection, a subset of the papers, includes nearly 7,000 items (20,000 pages) of Dr. Fink’s original notes on experimental psychiatry, outgoing letters to colleagues,

Posted in Digital Collections, Health Sciences, History, Manuscripts, Medicine, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Prize-Winning Journalist Bill Bleyer Presents on Naval History

Prize-winning journalist, author, and historian Bill Bleyer presented “Long Island Naval History in Wartime, with an emphasis on World War I” on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Special guests in attendance included residents of the Long Island State Veterans Home, Stony Brook,

Posted in History, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Tech Spotlight: Doodle

With everyone’s busy schedules, it can be hard to find time to meet for a group project or meeting. Instead of sendings dozens of confusing texts and emails, use Doodle, an online scheduling tool!   To create a Doodle, one administrator

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

Alfred d’Escragnolle Taunay, the Paraguayan War, and SBU Libraries

On October 17th, Dr. Javier Uriarte presented his research on the posthumously published memoirs of Alfred d’Escragnolle Taunay and the ways in which this text engages with the Paraguayan War.  The talk, attended by both faculty members and students, was

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

SBU Librarian Presents at Geosciences Leadership Forum and Visits Capitol Hill

Stony Brook Librarian, Bob Tolliver, Head, Science & Engineering and incoming president of the Geoscience Information Society, was invited to speak at the American Geosciences Institute’s (AGI) Leadership Forum as part of a panel on issues of concern to the geosciences.

Posted in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

New York Archives Week, October 18-25

Special Collections and University Archives is participating in New York Archives Week, October 18-25, 2017. Nationally, October is American Archives Month. Archives Week events are designed to raise the public’s awareness of the importance of preserving and making accessible our

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

SBU Libraries hosts campus Map-athon event to assist Puerto Rico

  SBU Libraries was proud to partner with faculty from the SBU History Department, The Geospatial Center at School of Marine and Atmospheric Studies (SoMAS) and SBU Center for the Study of Inequalities, Social Justice, and Policy to host a volunteer

Posted in Digital Humanities, Events, Library Outreach

Lecture by Dr. Javier Uriarte in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

On October 17th, the University Libraries will host a lecture by Dr. Javier Uriarte in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month:   Javier Uriarte holds a PhD from New York University and is Assistant Professor in the Department of Hispanic Languages

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The Wonderful World of 3D Printing

We’ve installed a new tabletop display in the Southampton campus library, highlighting just some of the things you can do with 3D printing. The technology is truly amazing, having made tremendous strides in the last decade to the point where

Posted in Southampton, Technology