Dr. Patricia Brennan, Director of the National Library of Medicine speaking at Stony Brook University September 6th

The Antonija Prelec Memorial Committee in collaboration with Stony Brook University Libraries are very excited to bring you the 2019 Prelec Memorial Lecture!  This year, we are pleased to announce our speaker is Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, Director of

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Special Collections to Participate in the 5th Annual Culper Spy Day

Save the Date! Saturday, September 14, 2019 marks the 5th Annual Culper Spy Day. Celebrate “Culper Spy Day: Our Revolutionary Story” with us. A collaboration of more than 25 local institutions and organizations, Culper Spy Day is an activity-filled day

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Test Your Literary Knowledge

Try this exercise. Think of your favorite book. Picture its cover, where you were when you read it, what it meant to you. Now: can you remember the first line? The Southampton Library posed that question to patrons and visitors

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Special Collections & University Archives: Academic Year 2018 to 2019 (Plus Summer) in Review

Special Collections and University Archives had an amazing year from academic year 2018 to 2019! Many classes, tour groups, and researchers visited the department in person to consult our unique research and primary source collections. Approximately 1,000 questions were answered.

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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

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Health Science Librarians Jamie Saragossi & Laurel Scheinfeld present at 2019 SUNY Library Association Annual Meeting

A breakout session on the collection evaluation project and a poster presentation on the Dental Instruments exhibit at the HSL were well received by SUNY Librarians from across the state. http://www.sunyla.org/sunyla_docs/conferences/programs/SUNYLA_2019_Program.pdf

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Gregg Stevens Receives Honorable Mention for Research

Stony Brook Health Sciences Librarian, Gregg Stevens, and co-authors Elizabeth Hinton University of Mississippi Medical Center and Roy Brown of Virginia Commonwealth University received an honorable mention for research presented at the 2019 Medical Library Association Conference. Their presentation; Elevating

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The HSL has lots of new seating!

We’re putting the finishing touches on the space and wanted to show you what’s happening at the Health Sciences Library. Stay tuned…

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Bach Aria Festival and Institute Performances now available on Youtube!

The legendary Bach Aria Festival and Institute was in residence at Stony Brook University every summer from 1981 to 1997. Under the direction of Music Department faculty and flutist Samuel Baron and his wife, musicologist Carol Baron, students and performers

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Combat Silence

Might the voices of women veterans cast a new light on the realities, ravages and aftermath of war? At a time when we have an increasing number of women in active combat, what would it mean to see war through

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