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Unpaywall: Read Research Articles For Free

Unpaywall is a Chrome and Firefox browser extension that discovers and links to green open access manuscripts of published research and scholarly articles. Unpaywall taps into content from thousands of open-access repositories worldwide. It utilizes a number of data sources, including PubMed

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Technology

The Wonderful World of 3D Printing

We’ve installed a new tabletop display in the Southampton campus library, highlighting just some of the things you can do with 3D printing. The technology is truly amazing, having made tremendous strides in the last decade to the point where

Posted in Southampton, Technology

Dr. Anurag Purwar on Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices

On April 19, the final lecture of the spring 2017 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series, Dr. Anurag Purwar engaged audiences with his talk, “Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices” in the Special Collections Seminar Room, second floor of the

Posted in About Us, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Technology

University Libraries Presents: STEM Speakers Series, Dr. Anurag Purwar

The University Libraries is proud to announce its second lecture of the spring 2017 STEM Speakers Series presented by Dr. Anurag Purwar, Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stony Brook University. His talk, “Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices” will

Posted in About Us, Engineering, Technology

Access SBU Libraries eBooks any time, anywhere!

Did you know that you can access eBooks at Stony Brook University Libraries whenever you’d like, even when you’re off campus?  Simply log in with your NetID and password to read eBooks chosen to support the wide variety of academic

Posted in eBooks, Research, Technology

Faculty Exhibition features collaboration between Music Department and the Library

Margaret Schedel, Associate Professor of Composition and Computer Music, and Patrice Scanlon, Multimedia Resources Specialist for the Library’s Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, collaborated on an interactive work entitled “A Train of a Thousand Wings,” which allows the listener to manipulate

Posted in About Us, Art, Music, Technology

Come join the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) – LabArchives Presentation

ELN is a program that allows scientists, engineers, and researchers to digitally document lab notes, data, and procedures of experiments.  These systems are designed to replace paper laboratory notebooks.  Electronic lab notebooks are fairly new technology but offer many benefits

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Technology

Uday Takes On a New Role…

The Stony Brook University Libraries community extends congratulations to Mr. Uday Karki in his new role as Supervising Programmer Analyst. Uday has been a longtime member of the SBU Libraries family, previously serving in various positions as Senior Programmer, Web

Posted in About Us, Technology

Welcome Shafeek Fazal!

On October 28, Stony Brook University Libraries welcomed Shafeek Fazal,  who has joined us as the Associate Director for Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Services. Shafeek comes to SBU from SUNY Maritime, where he had been the Library Director of

Posted in Technology

TALENT Grant Awards

Kristen Nyitray, Head of Special Collections and University Archives, and Associate Professor Ray Guins of the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory have been awarded a $6,000 TLT TALENT Grant for their project “Digitization of Documents for the William A.

Posted in New and Notable, Technology