NIH Releases New Draft Policy for Data Management and Sharing

On November 6, 2019 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released a draft of the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing. The draft and supporting documentation can be found here on the NIH Office of Science Policy website:

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Literary Karaoke Held in Honor of Veterans Day & Military Appreciation Month

Students, faculty, and staff gathered at the library yesterday to honor Veterans Day and Military Appreciation Month with a literary karaoke event. Participants were invited to read texts written by or about veterans or members of the military, and to

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Center for Digital Humanities Opens at SBU Libraries

At a November 7th ribbon cutting event, Stony Brook University Libraries officially opened its Center for Digital Humanities as a space for research, teaching, and learning in all disciplines related to the practice of the digital humanities. The ribbon cutting event

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Papers of Jane Porcino, a Champion of Women’s Rights, Open for Research

Special Collections announces the opening of the Jane Porcino Collection. Dr. Porcino (1924-2008) was an internationally known author, lecturer, consultant, educator, and advocate who worked in the fields of civil rights, social work, and gerontology. She received her Master of

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Dr. Andrew Schwartz on AI Language Analyses for Mental Health

On October 29, Dr. Andrew Schwartz presented “AI Language Analyses for Mental Health: Digital Words as a Powerful Marker of Well-Being” at the University Libraries. Traditionally, surveys, interviews, and observations are commonly used for assessments.  For the first time, Dr.

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New Springer Nature eBook Collection

The University Libraries has recently launched a Science and Engineering Springer Nature ebook collection that includes graduate and advanced undergraduate textbook, German textbook, research and professional level of monographs, proceedings, PhD thesis and reference work to support for research and

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Beyond the Books

The following post is the fourth entry in a series by Music Library intern Dan Hunt discussing the musical influences on the works of fantasy writer J.R.R. Tolkien by music library intern Dan Hunt. The previous post highlighted the development

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Distinguished Librarian Michael Bailou Huang Presents at Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China

Distinguished Librarian Michael Bailou Huang was invited to present “Collection development for the 21st century academic library: Experience from the Stony Brook University Libraries” at Number 852 Social Science Forum of Shandong Normal University in Jinan, China on October 17,

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Open Access Week 2019: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

In celebration of Open Access Week, the University Libraries hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” The event was lead by Lane Raspberry, Wikimedian-in-residence at the Data Science Institute at the University of Virginia and a

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Students in ARH 400 Study the History of Photography in Special Collections

Students in Professor Barbara Frank’s advanced seminar in art history and criticism (ARH 400) visited Special Collections on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 and conducted research using one-of-a-kind, rare primary sources from the Tintypes and Portraits Collection. The collection includes 24 tintype

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