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Love Who You Love: The University Libraries celebrates Pride Month

Commemorating the anniversary of the riots that followed a police raid on The Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village, Pride Month has grown over the last 50 years to become an international month-long celebration raising awareness and showing

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Poetry Reading in honor of National Poetry Month

On April 6, 2021, the University Libraries held a virtual poetry reading in honor of National Poetry Month. Hosted by Lisa Socci, Head of Public Services, participants were invited to read poems they wrote or ones that were meaningful to

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Giving Day: April 21, 2021

A great university requires a great library at its core. But, this doesn’t happen by accident. It requires spaces that foster collaborations, examination and exploration. It means everyone from first-year undergraduates to postdoctoral fellows has access to print and digital

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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

Escaping the Escape Room

We want to thank all of the players who participated in the Escape the Library Mystery Tour event last week! We had six teams in all, including one intrepid group (the Han Solos) who had never met before that night.

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The Library’s Escape Room Event (LIVE UPDATES)

On Thursday, March 11th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm, all are invited to challenge themselves to Escape the Library Mystery Tour. This online event features a series of escape rooms through which you and your team must navigate – working

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IIIF and Mirador viewer for digital collections and research

On March 3rd, 2021 the SBU Center for Digital Humanities in collaboration with the SBU Libraries Digital Projects team hosted an hour-long “Digital Humanities Show & Tell” presentation entitled “Mirador 3.0 IIIF Image Viewer for Digital Collections and Research.” Chris

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Events, Library Technology, Manuscripts, Maps, Special Collections & University Archives

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

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Why Weird Tales?

Why Weird Tales? On Wednesday, October 28th, the Libraries will be live-streaming a series of dramatic readings of stories from the fabled pulp-fiction magazine Weird Tales. Why? The event, taking place on YouTube, is entitled “Weird Tales Out of Copyright.”

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Dr. Carlos Simmerling on “Using computer simulations to model the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and block COVID-19 infection”

On September 22, 2020, Dr. Simmerling discussed the use of computer models to complete the currently unknown, pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes.  Knowing more about these pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes could help with identifying drugs that have the potential

Posted in Chemistry, Computer Science, COVID-19, Events, Research