Blog Archives

New interviews in the Women in US-Asian Relations Oral History Project

Just in time for Women’s History Month, the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies and the University Libraries bring you the next group of student interviews of prominent women currently working in US-Asian relations. The Women in US-Asian Relations

Posted in Academic Subjects, Asian and Asian American Studies, Digital Collections, Library Science, Women's Studies

Digitized: Women In US-Asian Relations and Senator Jacob K. Javits

Stony Brook University Libraries presents two new digital projects to start the 2016 Fall semester. Women in US-Asian Relations: Oral History Project and the Senator Jacob K. Javits Digital Collection are two collections coming from different Stony Brook University (SBU) sources

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Digital Collections, Special Collections & University Archives

Tech Spotlight: Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS)

Writing a paper on some aspect of Asia and can’t find relevant research for your topic? If so, the Bibliography of Asian Studies might be the resource you need to get your research back on track. With an index of over

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

University Libraries Presents: Writers Series Announced

Conservationist and writer Carl Safina in the northwest coast of Svalbard. Dr. Safina was invited to sail with Greenpeace to bear witness to the changing climate in the Arctic and the impacts of industrial fishing on the marine environment.

The University Libraries proudly announces its exciting Fall 2016 Writers Series. Please register and join us for an hour of diverse, dynamic talks by our esteemed Stony Brook faculty. Tuesday, 9/27:  Mary Jo Bona & Adrienne Munich (register here) Mary Jo

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Author Series, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Ecology and Evolution, Journalism, Library Outreach, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Get Inspired with Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914

Writing a paper in history, political science, economics or cultural studies?  Try searching in SBU Libraries’ Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914 (Gale).  Find searchable books, serials, pamphlets, and essays from around the world that tell the story of four

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Economics, History, Italian American Studies, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

The month of May is the U.S. Government’s official celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and a rich variety of government resources are available through federal institutions such as the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution.  SBU Libraries is proud to highlight its own resources,

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Government Information

Stony Brook University is Trying Out The North China Herald

Good news! SBU Libraries is beginning a trial run of The North China Herald. What does this mean for you, dear patrons? Wonderful things. Read on to learn more about what you could learn from this. The English-language North China

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Digital Collections

Chopsticks: A Cultural and Culinary History

Chopsticks: A Cultural and Culinary History, 2015

Books from the Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection, part of Special Collections of the University Libraries, are currently exhibited in the Charles B. Wang Center. The display, located next to the Jasmine food court, was installed in conjunction with

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Special Collections & University Archives

Library Faculty elected President of Asian Pacific Librarians Association

Congratulations to Janet Clarke, Associate Dean of Research & User Engagement, on being elected President of the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) for the 2015-16 term. APALA is a formal American Library Association Affiliate Organization, and one of ALA’s five

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Libraries, Library Outreach

Documentary filmmakers at SBU Libraries

Japanese documentary filmmakers visited SBU’s Melville Library on April 15 in order to examine and film original documents from Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant’s emergency evacuation plan. Their documentary  concerns Japan’s Fukushimi Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant which suffered damage as a

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Government Information, Research