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Stony Brook University Libraries’ Anti-Racism Task Force

Participate in Our Digital Project Charge Focus on ways for Stony Brook University Libraries to address social justice issues through access to information and awareness via resources, instruction and programming: Collection development: Improve library’s online collections addressing racism perpetrated against

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion

SBU Libraries hosts successful symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island

On April 9, 2021, Stony Brook University Libraries hosted an inaugural Symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island. This event brought together 135 college and university community members and thought leaders from across the region in order

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events

University Libraries Statement on Violence Against Asian and Asian-American Communities

The University Libraries strongly supports President McInnis’ March 17th statement against Anti-Asian Violence and Racism, and embraces our community members across campus who have been impacted by the anti-Asian sentiment and xenophobia that has increased across our country this last

Posted in About Us, Asian and Asian American Studies, Diversity Equity & Inclusion

University Libraries Statement on Violence Against Asian and Asian-American Communities

March, 2021 The University Libraries strongly supports President McInnis’ March 17th statement against Anti-Asian Violence and Racism, and embraces our community members across campus who have been impacted by the anti-Asian sentiment and xenophobia that has increased across our country

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion

Call for Proposals: Symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island

Stony Brook University Libraries is pleased to invite proposals for presentations, panels, and interactive workshops for a virtual Spring 2021 symposium on Advancing Equity in Higher Education on Long Island. This inaugural symposium aims to bring together college and university

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Education, Events

EID Committee to present program on “Locating Reliable Sources for Indigenous Research Papers and Projects” with Dana Reijerkerk

In commemoration of Native American Heritage Month, the Committee on Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity at the University Libraries is excited to present a workshop on “Locating Reliable Sources for Indigenous Research Papers and Projects” with our very own librarian Dana

Posted in About Us, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Libraries, Library Outreach

University Libraries Stands in Solidarity

June, 2020 University Libraries stands in solidarity with the statements from Interim President Michael Bernstein and President-Elect Maurie McInnis, Chief Diversity Officer, and our colleagues at the Association of Research Libraries, American Library Association, the Black Caucus of the American

Posted in About Us, Diversity Equity & Inclusion

Women’s History in the Health Sciences

Women’s History month is a celebration of the shared stories and achievements of so many influential and well known figures. From American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to American Astronomer Vera Rubin, there is no shortage of inspirational narratives. So this month

Posted in Academic Subjects, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Electronic Resources, Health Sciences Library, History, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, STEM, Stony Brook University, Women's Studies

Deported: An American Division Exhibit and Panel Discussion

On September 26th, University Libraries welcomed photographer Rachel Woolf and her award winning photos to Central Reading Room.  Nancy Hiemstra, Geographer; Assistant Professor, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Author of Deportation and Detention (forthcoming, 2019); Irma Solis, New York Civil Liberties Union (Suffolk County);

Posted in Art, Central Reading Room, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events

Upcoming Event: “Chinese and Diasporic Food, Identity, and Memory: A Panel Discussion”

The University Libraries will present “Chinese and Diasporic Food, Identity, and Memory: A Panel Discussion” on Monday, September 24 at 4pm. SBU professors and scholars Timothy August (Department of English), Nerissa Balce (Department of Asian and Asian American Studies), Shirley

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events, History, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Library Outreach, Social Sciences, South Asian Studies, Special Collections & University Archives