Kinesiology Fair Projects on Display

Once again the library is proud to display the projects from the Occupational Therapy program’s 2017 Kinesiology Fair. Constructed by first-year OT students, these inventive and eye-catching devices transform the space into an anatomy lesson crossed with a maker fair.

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SBU Libraries Announce Digital Collection of Medieval Manuscripts

“Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts” is a digital collection published by Stony Brook University Libraries in November 2017.   An educator and book seller, Otto F. Ege (1888-1951) is perhaps best known for separating and systematically

Posted in Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

SBU Librarians Present at International Conference in Beijing, China

Last week, librarians Claudia McGivney, Dana Haugh, and Michael Huang attended and presented at the International Conference on Embedded Education and Instruction of New Models of Library Service at Capital Normal University, Beijing, China held November 15-17, 2017. Michael Huang gave a keynote address

Posted in About Us, Global Initiatives, Health Sciences Library

SBU Southampton Library Student “Thank You” Messages.

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, SBU Libraries asked the SBU Southampton community to share what they were thankful for. Head Librarian Chris Kretz set up a “Wall of Thanks” with simple instructions, different colored markers, and Stony Brook University post-its. Many

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New Diversity Events : Fostering Partnerships with the University Libraries, the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer and the Department of History

“Germs, Genocides, and America’s Indigenous Peoples”  a lecture by Paul Kelton in honor of Native American Heritage Month November 27, 2017 @ 2pm Special Collections Seminar Room (E-2340), second floor of the Melville Library Many Indigenous people and increasingly scholars

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, History, Music, Music Library

Library Faculty and Staff Honored at Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner

More than 130 Stony Brook University faculty and staff were honored at the Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner on November 8. President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD and Provost Michael A. Bernstein hosted the event that celebrated faculty achievements and

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Medicine, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai on Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis

On November 14, Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai presented his talk, “Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis” in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library.   To lay the background, Dr. Ngai first explained the process of photosynthesis in which

Posted in Chemistry, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: LinkedIn

So much of what students in college stress about is what they are going to do after they graduate. But did you know that you can use your savy social media skills to help build business connections?   LikedIn is a

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

Special Collections Featured in Two Upcoming Television Series

In 2018, Special Collections will be featured in two different television series. Production and camera crews for the separate projects visited Special Collections this past week to film its original 1779 George Washington letter and to conduct an interview about

Posted in History, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

SBU Librarians Invited Speakers at LI GIS Conference

Librarians Robert Tolliver (Head, Science and Engineering; President, Geoscience Information Society) and Kristen Nyitray (Director, Special Collections and University Archives, University Archivist) were invited speakers at the Long Island GIS (Geographic Information System) Users Conference held at Stony Brook University

Posted in History, Maps, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives