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SSO 102.23 students explore online collections: Look what they found!

This semester, Science and Society 102.23 first-year seminar students practiced using a variety of databases and digital collections to explore questions related to new technologies. One project was to delve into the past and investigate how society reacted to emerging

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Databases, Digital Collections, Electronic Resources, History, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Technology

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

HealthTech Fair

On Wednesday, September 26, the Health Sciences Library hosted its first HealthTech Fair. We had representatives from eight companies talking about the great products they offer, which are all available through the HSL. A representative from the National Network of

Posted in Electronic Resources, Events, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach, Medicine, Nursing, School of Dental Medicine

New Melville Library Display Features Medieval Manuscripts

collection recently published by Stony Brook University Libraries. Photographs from the Otto F. Ege compiled portfolio Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, Western Europe, XII-XVI Century are featured. Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries owns portfolio “No. 19” of the 40 unique

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room, Digital Collections, Electronic Resources, History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Melville Library, Music, Religious Studies, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight Tagged with:

Enhance Your Research with Sabin Americana (ProQuest)

The Sabin Americana database offers searchable, full-text access to thousands of archival documents from North, South, and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, from 1500 to 1926.  Use it to enhance your research in history, cultural studies, religion, literature,

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Electronic Resources, History, Political Science, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

SBU Libraries Trial Historic Map Works (ProQuest)

Historic Map Works provides access to over 1 million maps and to more than 1 thousand city directories from the United States and abroad.  This searchable collection contains materials from the 15th through 19th centuries.  The SBU Libraries will trial this

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Database Trials, Digital Collections, Electronic Resources, Geosciences, History, Maps

Database Trial of 60 Minutes: 1997-2014

The SBU Libraries are trialling 60 Minutes: 1997-2014 from 11/20/15 – 2/20/16:  The 60 MINUTES: 1997-2014 online collection provides 350 hours of high-definition video from television’s most preeminent news program, including hundreds of segments not available anywhere else in the world. This

Posted in Database Trials, Electronic Resources, Journalism, News Literacy

Did You Know You Can Ask A Librarian Anything?

Yes, it’s true! Our fabulous staff of librarians is here to answer all your questions, big and small. We know ever so many things, from the population of Chicago in 1908 to how to rent a bicycle in French. And

Posted in About Us, Central Reading Room, Electronic Resources, Get Your Read On, Library Instruction, Melville Library, Science and Engineering Library, Stony Brook University

Trial of ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete

The Library is conducting a trial of ProQuest ebrary Academic Complete until September 28th.  This collection provides access to e-books from scholarly and academic presses that support research and learning in a variety of disciplines.  Readers have access to searchable, full-text

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Trial of EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection

The Library is conducting a trial of EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection until September 22nd.  This collection provides access to e-books from scholarly and academic presses that support research and learning in a variety of disciplines.  Readers have access to searchable, full-text

Posted in Database Trials, eBooks, Electronic Resources