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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

Stony Brook Medicine Healthy Libraries Program (HeLP): Upcoming Webinar on Influenza

The Stony Brook Medicine Healthy Libraries Program (otherwise known as SBMHeLP) has an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, November 3rd from 2-3pm entitled “The Flu Vaccine: What You Need to Know.” The webinar will provide general information about the flu vaccine,

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Breaking Out New Ideas

A new type of instructional activity broke out last week when the SBU Libraries Academic Engagement team introduced our new Breakout Boxes. Similar in concept to the popular breakout rooms, these boxes challenge teams to work together with the goal

Posted in Education, Events, Library Outreach

Dr. Elena Davidiak on Raising and Educating Bilingual Children

Dr. Elena Davidiak (Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature) presented her research on early childhood bilingualism, with a specific emphasis on challenges and strategies for parents and educators.  Sharing her own experience as a researcher and as the mother of

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Education

Dr. Anurag Purwar on Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices

On April 19, the final lecture of the spring 2017 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series, Dr. Anurag Purwar engaged audiences with his talk, “Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices” in the Special Collections Seminar Room, second floor of the

Posted in About Us, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Technology

Title IX Training

Earlier this month, library faculty and staff attended a Title IX training on sexual harassment and other sexual misconducts. The training included information on the following topics: What are appropriate/inappropriate behaviors. What to do if you or someone is subjected

Posted in About Us, Education, Libraries

Flame Challenge: What is Sleep?

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science asks “What is Sleep?” Some Stony Brook University students seem to be already doing some head nodding experimentation in the library. If it’s your dream to take on this challenge, though, Stony Brook

Posted in Databases, Education, Research

Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Atheletic Training, Biology, Business, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, Chinese Studies, Cinema Studies, Classics, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Dance, Databases, eBooks, Economics, Education, eJournals, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Featured, Film Studies, Game Studies, Geosciences, History, Italian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Sustainability, Technology, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Project Muse Premium

Project Muse is a scholarly database similar to JSTOR that offers full-text versions of over 600 peer-reviewed journals from many of the world’s leading university presses and scholarly societies. Subject areas include: Area and Ethnic Studies; Art and Architecture; Creative

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DATABASE TRIAL: Early American Imprints

Early American Imprints contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in the United States from 1639-1819. The collection includes two parts: Series I: Evans, 1639-1800, based on Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplement. Including more than

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