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After Hours Help at the Library!

On the evenings of November 19 and November 21, librarians and writing tutors offered drop-in consultations with students who wanted extra support on their research papers. The North Reading Room Learning Lab buzzed with activity as students conversed with tutors

Posted in About Us, Events, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Reference, Research, Writing and Literature

EGL 301 Students Explore Literary History in Special Collections

From his original rough draft of a manuscript to the trowel he used for laying bricks, students in Professor Simone Brioni’s EGL 301 class of English majors visited Special Collections on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and conducted research using one-of-a-kind,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Books, Comparative Studies, History, Manuscripts, Research, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Stony Brook University’s Connection to Apollo 11 Documented in the University Archives

Stony Brook University has always been “far beyond!” Samples of lunar soil collected during the Apollo 11 spaceflight to the moon in July 1969 were exhibited in the Earth and Space Sciences building on October 19, 1972. SBU professor and

Posted in History, Research, Special Collections & University Archives, Stony Brook University

Survey of SBU Author Perspectives on Article Processing Charges (APCs)

Two Stony Brook University (SBU) librarians are conducting a survey on SBU author perspectives on article processing charges (APCs). The open access movement changes the scholarly publishing landscape in many revolutionary ways. The Gold open access model, where the journal

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SBU Health Sciences Librarian and Data Management

Health Sciences Librarian Jessica Koos was selected to be a participant in the course, “RDM 102: Beyond Research Data Management for Biomedical and Health Sciences Librarians,” sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Training Office (NTO).

Posted in Data, Health Sciences Library, Research

Stony Brook University Libraries Participates at Library Assessment Conference

The 2018 Library Assessment Conference hosted by the Association of Research Libraries and the University of Washington Libraries was held on December 5-7, 2018 in Houston, Texas.  More than 600 international and domestic professionals attended the biennial conference, whose theme

Posted in About Us, Assessment, Research

Health Sciences Librarians Present at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting

The Medical Library Association (MLA) held its 2018 annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia from May 18th-23rd. Health Sciences Librarians Jessica Koos and Laurel Scheinfeld presented a poster on their research project investigating the educational and professional backgrounds of medical librarians.

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Libraries Colloquium Event “Unscattered Leaves” Caps Year-Long Medieval Manuscript Digitization Project

On April 19, 2018, the Special Collections Seminar Room in the Melville Library was standing-room-only when Stony Brook University Libraries welcomed students, faculty, staff, and community members to “Unscattered Leaves: Digitization of the Otto F. Ege Manuscripts.” The event, a special edition of the Libraries’ monthly Colloquium Series, was the culmination of the project and marked the official public launch of the new digital collection “Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves From Medieval Manuscripts.”

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Stony Brook Health Sciences Librarians Participate in Research Data Management Summit at NIH

Stony Brook Health Sciences Librarians Jessica Koos and Laurel Scheinfeld participated in the inaugural National Networks of Libraries of Medicine Research Data Management Summit held on April 10th and 11th at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Rescheduled: University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Ya Wang

The second lecture of the Spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series, given by Dr. Ya Wang from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was rescheduled to Friday, March 30, 2018 from 2pm-3pm.   Title: “Optically chopped PIR sensor for occupancy detection” New

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