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Tech Spotlight: LinkedIn

So much of what students in college stress about is what they are going to do after they graduate. But did you know that you can use your savy social media skills to help build business connections?   LikedIn is a

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

SBU Librarians Invited Speakers at LI GIS Conference

Librarians Robert Tolliver (Head, Science and Engineering; President, Geoscience Information Society) and Kristen Nyitray (Director, Special Collections and University Archives, University Archivist) were invited speakers at the Long Island GIS (Geographic Information System) Users Conference held at Stony Brook University

Posted in History, Maps, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives

Tech Spotlight: The New York Times

It’s easy to get caught inside the bubble of Stony Brook University and forget that there is a whole other world out there! It’s important to stay in the know, not only about current events, but also about historical ones,

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: SINC Sites

If you’ve been around Stony Brook University’s campus, you’ve probably seen them: SINC sites, or Students in Need of Computers. SINC Sites are public computer labs run by the Division of Information Technology.   SINC Sites have both Windows and

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Schedule Builder

That time of year is here again, when students have to look to next semester’s schedule, unsure if they’re going to make it through the present one!   Stony Brook University has introduced Schedule Builder, which allows students to enter

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Doodle

With everyone’s busy schedules, it can be hard to find time to meet for a group project or meeting. Instead of sendings dozens of confusing texts and emails, use Doodle, an online scheduling tool!   To create a Doodle, one administrator

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

SBU Librarian Presents at Geosciences Leadership Forum and Visits Capitol Hill

Stony Brook Librarian, Bob Tolliver, Head, Science & Engineering and incoming president of the Geoscience Information Society, was invited to speak at the American Geosciences Institute’s (AGI) Leadership Forum as part of a panel on issues of concern to the geosciences.

Posted in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

Tech Spotlight: Prezi

When you’ve put so much hard work into a presentation, you want people to pay attention when you give it. But we all know sitting through boring slide after boring slide doesn’t make it easy to stay awake.   Try something

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Google Calendar

Just keeping track of your busy schedule can be a full-time job! Did you write down your homework in your agenda? Take a picture of when that club meeting was with your phone?   Google calendar is a free app that

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: TED

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a nonprofit that organizes and hosts speakers on dozens on topics ranging from technology to entertainment to global issues in over 100 languages. All of these talks are available online for free. TED hosts a

Posted in About Us, Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics