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Upcoming Dryad Digital Repository Workshop for Stony Brook Researchers

Are you looking for a place to store and share your research data? Then Dryad may be just the solution you need!  The Dryad Digital Repository provides a secure generalist platform for users to share their research data with the

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Health Sciences Librarian Laurel Scheinfeld Wins Research Award

Health Sciences Librarian Laurel Scheinfeld won the 2023 State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA) Excellence in Scholarship Award at this year’s conference. This honor is granted to a SUNYLA member who has published a particularly impactful research article.

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2022 Fall Semester: Reference and Virtual Chat Services

Welcome to the new semester!  Need help with research?  We are here to help! There are many ways you can connect to librarians for research assistance. You can connect with a librarian virtually via our chat service. Virtual weekday chat

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6 Things to Read to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day (October 11th) with a selection of some of the Libraries’ resources on Indigenous Long Island and issues in Indian Country. Indigenous Peoples Day is a holiday on the second Monday of October that celebrates and honors

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Access to Other Research Libraries

Through the University’s membership in various library consortia, Stony Brook University students, faculty, and staff have access to numerous libraries both locally and throughout the country. SHARES The University Libraries’ participation in the SHARES program (OCLC) allows Stony Brook University students, faculty,

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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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