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Posted in Research

Important Changes to PubMed Coming Soon

A new version of PubMed has been in the works for some time now, and as of May 18, 2020, this new database will be the default. Users will still be able to access what is now being referred to

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Medicine, Nursing, Research, School of Dental Medicine Tagged with: , ,

Extended Virtual Chat Service

There are many virtual ways you can connect to librarians for research assistance; chat service is one of them. To support student research, the library since March 28, 2020 till further notice will have these extended reference chat service hours:

Posted in About Us, Reference, Research, Services

My Research Life: Claire Garfield

Welcome to the inaugural post of My Research Life, interviews with Stony Brook people about how and where they do their research. Today, librarian Chris Filstrup interviews Claire Garfield, a senior biology major and marine science, chemistry, and French minor.

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Libraries, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Melville Library, Music Library, My Research Life, Research, Southampton

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

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Library Outreach, Open Access, Research, Scholarly Communication Tagged with: , ,

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