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Racial Unrest of 2020: Experiences from the Stony Brook University Community

SBU Libraries New Oral History Digital Collection The Stony Brook University Libraries’ Anti-Racism Task Force, along with student workers and personnel from the Africana Studies department documented racial encounters, experiences, and perceptions around racial injustice that members of the Stony

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Panel Discussion on the Experiences of Filipino Nurses in the United States

On the evening of October 19th, University Libraries hosted its first-ever nursing panel in honor of Filipino American History Month. Nerissa Balce, Associate Professor of Asian & Asian American Studies, moderated the panel. Panelists included: Sofia Reyes, Clinical Instructor, School

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Membership with Punctum Books

Stony Brook University Libraries now has a membership with Punctum Books. Punctum Books is a scholar-led, queer-led, and peer-reviewed diamond open-access academic book publisher of titles in the humanities, social sciences, fine arts, and architecture & design fields. A full

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Health Sciences Librarian Laurel Scheinfeld Wins Research Award

Health Sciences Librarian Laurel Scheinfeld won the 2023 State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA) Excellence in Scholarship Award at this year’s conference. This honor is granted to a SUNYLA member who has published a particularly impactful research article.

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Chinese American Librarians Association Northeast Chapter Conference

Five members of University Libraries attended the Chinese American Librarians Association’s (CALA) Northeast Chapter’s Spring conference, themed: “Chinese Librarianship in the Post-Pandemic Future: Personal Growth and Professional Development” in April 2023. Michael Huang, SUNY Distinguished Librarian and Director of Global

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with 5 Library Resources

November is Native American Heritage Month, an annual time to commemorate and reaffirm Indigenous cultural legacies and histories. Celebrate with five library resources about Indigeneity and Indigenous peoples. For more ways to celebrate, visit the official Native American Heritage Month website

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Rare Civil Rights Artifact from Special Collections Exhibited at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

A new installation at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. features a rare pin-back button from Special Collections, SBU Libraries. The “I Am a Civil Rights Marcher” button commemorates the August 28, 1963 historic “March on Washington for

Posted in About Us, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, History, Political Science, Special Collections & University Archives

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day 2022

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day (October 11th) with a selection of some of the Libraries’ resources on Indigeneity. Indigenous Peoples Day is a holiday on the second Monday of October that celebrates and honors Indigenous peoples, histories, and cultures.

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Deported: A Family Divided Exhibit and Panel Discussion

Deported: A Family Divided is the second installation of an exhibition that chronicles the life of the Quintana-Salazar family as they navigate the deportation policies and their impact on the family.  This photo exhibit, by award-winning visual journalist Rachel Woolf,

Posted in About Us, Art, Arts & Humanities, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Hispanic Languages and Literature

Stony Brook launches DEI eBook collection

Stony Brook is now participating in the SUNY-wide DEI eBook collection to support our local initiatives, research, and teaching in the areas of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Ethnic Studies. This groundbreaking collection includes nearly 5,000 high-quality e-books assessed by EBSCO

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