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The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) new Policy for Data Management and Sharing (DMSP) will go into effect on January 25, 2023. The policy, initially released in 2020, requires researchers to submit a plan for how the data from any

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Stony Brook’s Trial of Data Planet

Data Planet is a repository of harmonized and structured statistical data. With this dynamic tool, users can scan and search the contents of billions of datasets, compare and contrast variables of interest, and create customized views in tables, maps, rankings,

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Stony Brook’s Trial of Statista

Statista is a database with access to over a million statistics across 80,000+ topics and 170+ disciplines. All statistics are downloadable and presented in accessible and digestible articles and graphics. For more information, see their overview video here. Stony Brook

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Chancellor’s Award Celebration – Jessica Koos receives medal for Excellence in Librarianship

On November 9th, President McInnis awarded Jessica Koos with her medal and certificate for the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship. Jessica has been a Health Sciences Librarian at Stony Brook since 2017 and has contributed to the research, teaching,

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Creating the Fourth Chapter of Human Genomics – Dr. Eric Green 10/3/22

The 2022 Antonija Prelec Memorial Lecture will be held on Monday 10/3/22. This year’s lecturer Dr. Eric Green, MD, PhD, Director, National Human Genome Research Institute. Dr. Green will present his lecture “Creating the Fourth Chapter of Human Genomics” at

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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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Congratulations Michael Bailou Huang, Incoming CALA Executive Director

The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Executive Board is excited to announce the selection of Michael Bailou Huang as its next Executive Director (2022-2025). His term begins in July 2022, at the end of the ALA Annual Conference in Washington,

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Jessica Koos receives the 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship

Congratulations to Stony Brook Health Sciences Librarian, Jessica Koos, MLS, MSEd, AHIP, who has received the prestigious Chancellor’s award for Excellence in Librarianship, 2022. The Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence are System-level honors conferred to acknowledge and provide system-wide recognition for

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Studying for a licensing exam? Board Vitals is Perfect for You!

Do you want to pass your board exams? Check out our BoardVitals page! Register a free account and get the most up-to-date medical education materials on the market! BoardVitals is a physician-run company that covers many of the board and

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Rehabilitation Resources Available Online

If you haven’t used it yet, take the time to explore Rehabilitation Reference Center. This tool makes it easy to access the most current information and point of care. RRC provides therapists and students with the best available evidence for

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