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SUNY – Elsevier (ScienceDirect) Negotiations and Impact to SBU

SUNY ends “big deal” agreement with Elsevier, moves to reduced subscription package focused on core titles Following extensive negotiations, SUNY and Elsevier could not reach mutually acceptable terms on renewing our license to ScienceDirect. Rather than canceling access to all

Posted in About Us, eJournals, New and Notable, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

STEM Speaker Series: “Representing Knowledge through Word and Graph Embeddings” with Dr. Steven Skiena

Interested in word and graph embeddings?  Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Skiena from the Department of Computer Science, to learn about “Representing Knowledge through Word and Graph Embeddings.” Date/Time: Tuesday, February 11 from 1pm-2pm Location: Special

Posted in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

Dr. Amy Marschilok on “Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems: Progress and Opportunities”

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Dr. Amy Marschilok presented “Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems: Progress and Opportunities” in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library.   Dr. Marschilok discussed how human development and quality of life are directly related

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Dr. Steven Glynn on “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life”

On February 19, 2019, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology presented his intriguing research on ATP (adenosine triphosphate).   In his talk, Dr. Glynn explained that the process of ATP being converted to ADP (adenosine

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CEAS Technical Reports Collection Archived in DSpace

Technical Reports from College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) are encouraged to deposit to the University Libraries’ repository, DSpace. The procedure for submitting a technical report to the University Libraries is as follows:   1. Contact Clara Tran, Head

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STEM Speaker Series: “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life” by Dr. Steven Glynn

Interested in biological science? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, to learn about “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life.”   Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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SBU Librarians welcome CSTEP

Librarians Robert Tolliver and Laurel Scheinfeld welcomed students from Stony Brook University’s CSTEP Program.  The students were taken on a tour of the Melville Library and were then provided with instruction on the use of library resources.  The CSTEP Program

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Dr. Xiaojun Bi on Computational Interaction in Post-PC Computing Research

On May 1, Dr. Xiaojun Bi, from the Department of Computer Science, presented his innovative research on computational interaction for designing software user interfaces and interaction technology.   From historical use of typewriters to modern day use of virtual keyboards,

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Celebrating Earthstock: “Green” Special Collections and Library Research Guides

For the past 15 years, Earthstock has been a SBU annual tradition in celebration of Earth Day. The festivities will take place on the Academic Mall today, Friday, April 20. Special Collections has several important collections that document environmental history and

Posted in Biology, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Geosciences, Manuscripts, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives, Sustainability

Dr. Dávalos’ Lecture on Extinction, Extinction: How it was and How to Stop it From the Miocene to Today

On April 3, Dr. Dávalos unfolded the mysteries of 5 mass extinctions and offered pivotal lessons for preventing future extinction.   Using an example from the Caribbean, Dr. Dávalos described the end of glaciation that caused the bat extinction. On

Posted in About Us, Ecology and Evolution, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM