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New Timeline Chronicles the 40th Anniversary of SBU Hospital

A new timeline, which includes information drawn from historical papers and photographs from the University Archives, chronicles the history of Stony Brook Medicine. In 1980, Stony Brook University Hospital first opened its doors and became the region’s first academic medical center. Stony Brook

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, History, Medicine, Special Collections & University Archives, Stony Brook University

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

SBU Librarians Present at 23rd Annual Archives Month Conference

SBU Librarians Jamie Saragossi and Kristen Nyitray were invited speakers at the 23rd Annual Archives Month Conference on Long Island titled “Medical Archives: Processing, Privacy and Preservation” on Friday, October 12, 2018.   Jamie Saragossi, Head of the Health Sciences

Posted in Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives

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

HealthTech Fair is only two weeks away!

In just a couple of weeks, the Health Sciences Library will host its first HealthTech Fair! Don’t miss out!   We’re going to have representatives on hand to tell you about the great resources you have access to through the

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Library Technology, Medicine, Mobile Technology, Nursing, School of Dental Medicine

SBU Libraries Launch Online Exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present

On April 3rd, Stony Brook University Libraries held an event in the Health Sciences Center to launch the online exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present.  The online exhibit was created by digitizing the text, images, and objects which make up

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Events, Health Sciences Library, HSL, Medicine, School of Dental Medicine

SBU Spotlights Max Fink Papers and Digital Collection

Stony Brook University is highlighting the pioneering career and papers of Max Fink, MD. Dr. Fink, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology Emeritus at SBU is a world-leading expert and defender of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and the focus of a new collection

Posted in Digital Collections, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Featured, Manuscripts, Medicine, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

Health Sciences Liaisons…Here for YOU!

Stony Brook now has a team of six liaison librarians available to help students and faculty in the health sciences! If you need help with research—or would like someone to teach your students anything on research—just ask the liaison librarian

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, Southampton

Library Faculty and Staff Honored at Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner

More than 130 Stony Brook University faculty and staff were honored at the Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner on November 8. President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD and Provost Michael A. Bernstein hosted the event that celebrated faculty achievements and

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Medicine, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Papers and Digital Collection of World-Leading Psychiatrist and Neurologist Max Fink Open for Research

Stony Brook University Libraries announce the opening of the Max Fink Papers and Digital Collection. The Max Fink Digital Collection, a subset of the papers, includes nearly 7,000 items (20,000 pages) of Dr. Fink’s original notes on experimental psychiatry, outgoing letters to colleagues,

Posted in Digital Collections, Health Sciences Library, History, Manuscripts, Medicine, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight