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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,

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, History, Indigenous peoples, Research Tagged with: , ,

6 Things to Read to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day (October 11th) with a selection of some of the Libraries’ resources on Indigenous Long Island and issues in Indian Country. Indigenous Peoples Day is a holiday on the second Monday of October that celebrates and honors

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Dr. Luis Alvarez-Gaume on “News from the Cosmos: The Unsettling Universe”

On September 14, 2021, Dr. Luis Alvarez-Gaume presented the first lecture of the fall 2021 STEM speaker series at the University Libraries. Dr. Alvarez-Gaume talked about the interconnection of the microscopic and macroscopic world of the universe. He discussed the

Posted in Mathematics, Physics, Research, STEM

2021 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. In the fall semester, you can visit the North Reading Room (NRR) Information desk

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Dr. Melanie Chiu on “Photoregulation of Polymerization Processes”

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Dr. Melanie Chiu from the Department of Chemistry talked about using a light-controlled strategy to modulate polymer dispersity. Dr. Chiu discussed photomodulation of polymerization by posing questions on her presentation slides as the talking points. 

Posted in Chemistry, Research, STEM

STEM Event: Dr. Sara Hamideh on “Post Disaster Housing Stages”

On March 9, 2021, Dr. Sara Hamideh talked about her research work, which is focused on 1) post disaster community resilience and 2) the recovery planning and decision making processes after disasters. Dr. Hamideh and her team used Markov chain

Posted in Research, STEM, Sustainability

New Oral History Digital Collection – Mirroring Hope

Stony Brook University Libraries invites you to visit a new digital collection, entitled, Mirroring Hope: The Bhungroo Irrigation Technology Oral History Project. A link to the collection is provided below. The digital collection is built from the research of Peg

Posted in About Us, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Research Tagged with: , , ,

Dr. Fusheng Wang on “EyeCanDo: Eye Gaze-based Technology to Enable Communication for ALS patients”

On February 16, 2021, Dr. Fusheng Wang presented the development of his and his team’s EyeCanDo app, which is used to enable amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients to communicate freely using an eye gaze based technique. Dr. Wang discussed how

Posted in Computer Science, Research, Technology