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HSL Student Spotlight

Student Profile Name: Christopher DeBellis Major: Physical Therapy Year: Doctorate Career aspiration: Neuro Physical Therapy or Pediatric Physical Therapy Favorite library location: The Health Sciences Library of course! Favorite place to study: Tucked into a corner cubicle in the quiet

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Library Outreach, Spotlight, Stony Brook University

New Timeline Chronicles the 40th Anniversary of SBU Hospital

A new timeline, which includes information drawn from historical papers and photographs from the University Archives, chronicles the history of Stony Brook Medicine. In 1980, Stony Brook University Hospital first opened its doors and became the region’s first academic medical center. Stony Brook

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, History, Medicine, Special Collections & University Archives, Stony Brook University

My Research Life: Nava Berger

My Research Life is a blog series of interviews with Stony Brook people about how and where they do their research. Today, librarian Chris Filstrup talks with Nava Berger, a senior and Political Science and History double major. She is

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, History, Libraries, My Research Life, Stony Brook University

From the University Archives: Ashley Schiff Nature Preserve Turns 50

Stony Brook University recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Ashley Schiff Preserve. Some students know it as a scenic shortcut from the Main Campus to South Campus and back. Others use it as a “living laboratory” to study its

Posted in Ecology and Evolution, Geosciences, History, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Stony Brook University, Sustainability

Student Spotlight – Ellie Gouvis

Meet Elizabeth Gouvis, or Ellie, as she prefers to be called. Ellie began working for the University Libraries during the 2018 Spring semester and has been with us ever since. Growing up in Sayville, Long Island Ellie chose Stony Brook

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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

Women’s History in the Health Sciences

Women’s History month is a celebration of the shared stories and achievements of so many influential and well known figures. From American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to American Astronomer Vera Rubin, there is no shortage of inspirational narratives. So this month

Posted in Academic Subjects, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Electronic Resources, Health Sciences Library, History, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, STEM, Stony Brook University, Women's Studies

Student Spotlight – Xiaoqing Zhang

In May of 2017, Xiaoqing was interviewed and hired by the SBU Libraries. Since joining us she has become a valued and trusted employee of the Health Sciences Library. She is a welcome presence at the services desk, and is

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SBU Libraries and friends asked Evan everything at the Southampton campus

On Wednesday, April 11, SBU Libraries teamed up with SBU Resident Life and SBU DoIT (Division of Information Technology) to host Evan Doubleday, lead programmer analyst on the Southampton campus, for an “ask anything” session that included questions ranging from

Posted in Emerging Technology, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Technology, Southampton, Stony Brook University, Technology

SBU Spotlights Max Fink Papers and Digital Collection

Stony Brook University is highlighting the pioneering career and papers of Max Fink, MD. Dr. Fink, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology Emeritus at SBU is a world-leading expert and defender of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and the focus of a new collection

Posted in Digital Collections, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Featured, Manuscripts, Medicine, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Stony Brook University