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Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day 2022

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day (October 11th) with a selection of some of the Libraries’ resources on Indigeneity. Indigenous Peoples Day is a holiday on the second Monday of October that celebrates and honors Indigenous peoples, histories, and cultures.

Posted in About Us, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Indigenous peoples, Research

“Decoding harmful algal bloom with molecular tools” Presented by Dr. Christopher Gobler

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its first lecture of the fall 2022 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Christopher Gobler, Endowed Chair of Coastal Ecology and Conservation and Professor from School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Date:

Posted in Events, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Research, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

2022 Fall Semester: Reference and Virtual Chat Services

Welcome to the new semester!  Need help with research?  We are here to help! There are many ways you can connect to librarians for research assistance. You can connect with a librarian virtually via our chat service. Virtual weekday chat

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Dr. Marine Frouin on “Luminescence dating: how grains of sand can shed new light on human prehistory”

On April 5, 2022, Dr. Marine Frouin presented her talk “Luminescence dating: how grains of sand can shed new light on human prehistory” for the University Libraries’ STEM Speaker Series. Sand, which has been exposed to light during transport, can

Posted in About Us, Anthropology, Geosciences, Research, STEM

Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian on “Is the mobile web experience improving?”

Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian presented the first Spring STEM lecture online on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Dr. Balasubramanian and her research team use various metrics to measure web performance and user experience. As webpage load times are critical, her research team

Posted in Computer Science, Research, STEM

“Is the Mobile Web Experience Improving?” Presented by Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian

Curious about how well your phone is performing in terms of web access? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian from the Department of Computer Science to learn about “Is the Mobile Web Experience Improving?” Date/Time: Wednesday,

Posted in Computer Science, Research, STEM, Technology

Spring 2022 Library Research and Chat Services

Welcome to the new semester! Need help with research? We are here to help! There are many ways you can connect to librarians for research assistance. In the Spring semester, you can connect with a librarian virtually via our chat

Posted in About Us, Libraries, Reference, Research

Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis at SBU Center for Digital Humanities premiere speaker event “Medieval Manuscripts and Digital Collections: The Case for IIIF”

On November 4th, 2021 the Stony Brook University Center for Digital Humanities (CDH) hosted its first guest speaker event since our grand opening with a particularly illustrious subject expert: Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis PhD, Director of the Medieval Academy of

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, History, Library Technology, Manuscripts, Research, Special Collections & University Archives

Dr. Arianna Maffei on “Neural Mechanisms for Taste Learning”

On October 19, 2021, Dr. Arianna Maffei presented the second lecture of the fall 2021 STEM speaker series at the University Libraries. Dr. Arianna Maffei discussed her recent work that she has been studying in the lab for the past

Posted in About Us, Biology, Chemistry, Research, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with 5 Resources on American Indian History

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with five library resources about Indigenous histories. November is Native American Heritage Month, an annual time to commemorate and reaffirm Indigenous cultural legacies and histories. 1) Rifkin, Mark. 2011. When did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship,

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