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Stony Brook University Libraries announces access to The HistoryMakers Digital Archives database!

The HistoryMakers Digital Archives database provides access to scholarly materials that provide insight into African American history and culture. It houses the Nation’s Largest African American Video Oral History Collection. Stony Brook University Libraries would like to acknowledge those who

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Stony Brook University Libraries announces the formation of its Anti-Racism Task Force

The Anti-Racism Task Force is a subgroup of Stony Brook University Libraries’ Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Committee. Its primary focus is on social justice issues, particularly with a lens on anti-black racism. This group seeks to provide a hub of

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Congratulations to Stony Book University Libraries’ 2019-2020 Open Educational Resources grant recipients!

Stony Brook University Libraries would like to congratulate the following instructors for creating, adapting and or adopting Open Educational Resources (OER) in their course/s. They are creating and or using openly available course materials that are customizable to their needs

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Instructors: Apply for a 2020-1 Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant

The Open Educational Resources Grant is funded by SUNY and will award funds of $2500 to instructors of record (faculty, instructors, TAs) for the development of Open Educational Resources or integration of OER into their courses. Proposals will be accepted

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Stony Brook University Libraries Annual Open Access Symposium 2020.

On March 6, 2020, Stony Brook University Libraries held its annual Open Access Symposium. The event drew a wide array of panelists, presenters and audience members from numerous institutions throughout the United States. This year’s event included two keynote speakers,

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Open Access Journal Launch: Journal of Network Music and Arts

On Thursday, November 21st, 2019 , Stony Brook University alumnae, Sarah Weaver Ph.D, Stony Brook University’s Margaret Schedel along with Stony Brook University Libraries celebrated the launch of the open access journal JONMA (Journal of Network Music and Art). JONMA

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Open Access Week 2019: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

In celebration of Open Access Week, the University Libraries hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” The event was lead by Lane Raspberry, Wikimedian-in-residence at the Data Science Institute at the University of Virginia and a

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Holocaust Survivor Speaker at SBU Libraries

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, the event opened with a short and traditional ceremony to honor those who lost their lives in the holocaust. Ruth Minsky Sender, holocaust survivor, author and speaker, gave a heart-warming talk about her life experiences

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Congratulations to Stony Brook University’s 2018 iGEM team!

The University Libraries congratulate Stony Brook University’s 2018 iGEM team on their gold medal win at the iGEM Giant Jamboree in Boston. This past September, the iGEM team presented their gold medal winning work (The Sucrose Factory: Engineering Cyanobacteria to

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History of Hip-Hop Event Engages Many

On February 5, 2018, the library’s Equity, Inclusion and Diversity committee joined forces with the Africana Studies and Music departments along with Hip Hop artist, Parrish Smith to discuss the history of Hip Hop.     The event highlighted various

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