Kullervo and Turin: Music and Tragedy in Middle-earth

The following post is the fifth entry in a series by Music Library intern Dan Hunt discussing the musical influences on the works of fantasy writer J.R.R. Tolkien. Click here to view the previous post regarding the musicians who were

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Dr. Kedar Kirane on Predicting Dynamic Fracture of Fiber Composites to Enable Protection of Army Personnel and Infrastructure

On November 19, Dr. Kedar Kirane presented “Predicting Dynamic Fracture of Fiber Composites to Enable Protection of Army Personnel and Infrastructure” at the University Libraries. Dr. Kirane described 7 mechanical properties of fiber composites that make them useful and viable

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After Hours Help at the Library!

On the evenings of November 19 and November 21, librarians and writing tutors offered drop-in consultations with students who wanted extra support on their research papers. The North Reading Room Learning Lab buzzed with activity as students conversed with tutors

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Student Spotlight – Meet Jennifer Moy

Originally from the Bronx, at the age of fourteen Jennifer and her family relocated to Brooklyn, NY. Jennifer had attended Frank McCourt High School, a small school located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her long commute to school

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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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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: https://osp.od.nih.gov/scientific-sharing/nih-data-management-and-sharing-activities-related-to-public-access-and-open-science/

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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

Posted in Manuscripts, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight, Women's Studies

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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