Tech Spotlight: Prezi

When you’ve put so much hard work into a presentation, you want people to pay attention when you give it. But we all know sitting through boring slide after boring slide doesn’t make it easy to stay awake.   Try something

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

New Exhibition: World War I Through the Lens

“World War I Through the Lens: Photographs of the Western Front, 1914-1918”   2017 marks the centennial of United States involvement in World War I. The Western Front was the site of a 400-plus mile stretch of land weaving through

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, History, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Library supports Hispanic Heritage Month & disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico

The Library’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee contributes to the library’s charge in support of Hispanic Heritage Month and disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Library personnel will team up to stock and assemble a basket to be auctioned off at

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Bibliometric Workshop for Librarians

The Bibliometric Workshop for Librarians, the one-day event which aimed to promote practitioner research in Library and Information Science, was held on October 6, 2017.   Janet Clarke, Associate Dean, Research & User Engagement at Stony Brook University Libraries delivered

Posted in Bibliometrics, Library Science

Dr. Krishna Veeramah on Ancient European Dog Genomes

Dr. Veeramah presented “Ancient European Dog Genomes Reveal Continuity Since the Early Neolithic” for the University Libraries STEM Speakers Series on October 3, 2017. By analyzing two genomic sequences of 7,000 and 4,700 year old dog remains from two German

Posted in Biology, Ecology and Evolution, STEM

SBU Libraries & Ultimate Frisbee Hang

Stony Brook’s Ultimate Frisbee team and SBU Libraries teamed up this past Wednesday during campus lifetime to enjoy some midday sun on the Staller Steps. SBU Libraries provided munchkins and frisbees while the Ultimate team played kan-jam and tossed the disc. Many

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How to Make a Tiny Book Workshop

Workshop Description:  On October 20th, Arielle Hessler, Preservation Technician/Bookbinder, will be hosting the popular How to Make a Tiny Book Workshop within the University Libraries’ Preservation Department. The workshop explores the blending of book as art with an introduction to practical bookbinding

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Tech Spotlight: Google Calendar

Just keeping track of your busy schedule can be a full-time job! Did you write down your homework in your agenda? Take a picture of when that club meeting was with your phone?   Google calendar is a free app that

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Dean of Libraries Tours Library of Congress with SBU Alumni

Constantia Constantinou, Dean of Stony Brook University Libraries, and Mr. Henry V. Carter ’86 Digital Conversion Specialist, Library of Congress, host a special private tour of the United States Library of Congress to SBU Alumni and their families.

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Database Update: Artstor

Have you noticed that the digital art library database, Artstor, looks different? You may have thought, Wow! No more pop up windows or Flash needed when I want to look at an image, but where did my instructor privileges go?

Posted in About Us, Art, Arts & Humanities, Databases, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities