One Last Data Visualization as an Inaugural CDH Intern

Over the course of this strange spring semester, I have been fortunate to serve as one of the first graduate interns at SBU’s Center for Digital Humanities. Although the many events that had been planned by the library’s DH working

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Ways to return library materials

The University Libraries wishes the graduating seniors our heartfelt congratulations on your achievements at Stony Brook University! We are also reaching out to you to remind you to return your library materials by Wednesday, May 20, 2020. There are two ways

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For Faculty Teaching Online

As you continue to develop classes for online instruction, we wanted to let all faculty know that SBU Libraries is right there with you. Librarians can provide online instruction support in a number of ways. We can hold synchronous library

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Bringing Data Visualizations to the Humanities Dissertation

In my previous posts, I’ve provided an introduction to the field of data visualizations—outlining both what they are and what they are used for. In this post, I discuss what data visualizations have added to my own research before addressing

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National Nurses Month 2020

Normally in early May we celebrate National Nurses Week, which traditionally ends on May 12, the birthday of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale. This year, however, is Nightingale’s 200th birthday and we are honoring our nurses all month long. Each week

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Walt Whitman’s Long Island: A Research Guide

April is National Poetry Month, a celebration of poets and their craft founded in April 1996 by the Academy of American Poets. Walt Whitman’s Long Island: A Research Guide presents a curated selection of sources for research on the poet’s life and his immense influence on literature,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Manuscripts, New and Notable, Special Collections & University Archives, Writing and Literature

The Value of GIS, Part II

Historians deal with the “where” as much as the “when.” GIS and geospatial analysis provide a suitable platform to tackle the former theme. Yet, GIS remains underdeveloped or absent in history programs. It is strange that history departments have not

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Gregg A. Stevens receives MLA Presidential Award

The Medical Library Association has announced the winners of the 2020 Presidential Awards.  Our very own Health Sciences Librarian, Gregg Stevens, is among this year’s recipients!  Gregg has earned this honor for his contributions to the transformation of the Medical

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Instructors: Apply for a 2020-1 Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant

The Open Educational Resources Grant is funded by SUNY and will award funds of $2500 to instructors of record (faculty, instructors, TAs) for the development of Open Educational Resources or integration of OER into their courses. Proposals will be accepted

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Important Changes to PubMed Coming Soon

A new version of PubMed has been in the works for some time now, and as of May 18, 2020, this new database will be the default. Users will still be able to access what is now being referred to

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