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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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Dr. Charlie Robbins on “The Missing Men at Graduation”

On December 18, 2017, the library’s Equity, Inclusion and Diversity committee welcomed Dr. Charles Robbins, the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the Undergraduate Colleges here at Stony Brook University.   Dr. Robbins presented the findings of his recent

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RUMBLE draws many.

The film screening of the movie, RUMBLE, on November 30 in the Wang Theater drew many students, faculty and staff.  The event was co-sponsored by the University Libraries Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and the Office of the Chief Diversity

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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

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