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Important Changes Coming to My NCBI Accounts

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After June 1, 2021, My NCBI users will no longer be able to login using their My NCBI credentials. This includes access to SciENcv and MyBibliography. You must use a federated account, either through eRA Commons, Google or your institution, in

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New NIH Data Management Policy

Guest post by Health Sciences Library Intern Sunny Chung. The National Institutes of Health recently announced a new Policy for Data Management and Sharing. This will replace the policy that is currently in effect on January 25, 2023. NIH requires

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Dr. Neelima Seghal on “Unveiling the First Moments of the Universe’s Creation with the Simons Observatory”

On November 18, 2020, Dr. Seghal talked about how the oldest light in the Universe, called Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), is being collected using the Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) and the Simons Array in the Chilean Atacama Desert. Using data

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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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National Library of Medicine Releases New COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19)

The National Library of Medicine has recently released the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19). This is the most comprehensive, machine-readable dataset on this topic to date, containing information on COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2 and related viruses. It contains over 29,000 articles (with

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New Virtual Anatomy Resource Available

University Libraries now has a new virtual anatomy resource available to faculty and students called, “Complete Anatomy,” by 3D4 Medical. Faculty can embed images or videos into lectures, track student progress and more. Students can use this resource to study

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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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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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Dr. Joel Hurowitz’s research on the PIXL Instrument to Search for Signs of Past Life on Mars

On April 30, Dr. Joel Hurowitz from the Department of Geosciences presented his collaborative research on the Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry, or PIXL, which will be part of the scientific payload of the Mars 2020 rover mission.  PIXL is

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STEM Speaker Series: “The PIXL Investigation on the Mars 2020 Rover Mission: Investigating Ancient Environments and Searching for Signs of Past Life on Mars” by Dr. Joel Hurowitz

Curious to find out the Mars 2020 Rover research at Stony Brook University? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Joel Hurowitz from the Department of Geosciences, to learn about “The PIXL Investigation on the Mars 2020 Rover Mission:

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