Blog Archives

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

Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Atheletic Training, Biology, Business, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, Chinese Studies, Cinema Studies, Classics, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Dance, Databases, eBooks, Economics, Education, eJournals, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Featured, Film Studies, Game Studies, Geosciences, History, Italian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Sustainability, Technology, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

American Horror Story: the Microfilm Scanner 400

The return of our digital microfilm reader puts all scanning fears to rest.

Posted in Central Reading Room, Libraries, Research, Technology

SOMAS and Library collaborate to re-issue previously published works

The Stony Brook University Libraries and the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SOMAS) announces the online, re-issue in digital format of the school’s well established and respected, published research —  Special Reports and Working Papers series.  Previously published in bound

Posted in Digital Collections, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Libraries, Library Science, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Preservation, Research, Sustainability, Technology

Long Overdue Photocopy Features Now Available

If you’ve been in the Library recently  you may have noticed that the clunky coin boxes that formerly accompanied our photocopy machines have been done away with.  In their place, a card swipe machine for your Stony Brook University IDs

Posted in Libraries, Technology

18th-Century Shipping Mapped Using 21st Century Technology

Maps of 18th-Century shipping trade routes.

Posted in Economics, Geosciences, History, New and Notable, Technology

NMC Horizon Report: 2012 Higher Education Edition

The New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report discusses six emerging technologies placed along adoption horizon lines for becoming mainstream educational technologies.

Posted in Academic Subjects, Information Literacy, Library Science, Technology