Tech Spotlight: GoodReads

One great way to relax after class is to sit down with a good novel.  However, sometimes it is hard to find a great book to sink your teeth into or to remember if you’ve read that author before.  Some

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Tech Spotlight: Pixabay

As we all know, plagiarism and intellectual property rights are prime subjects these days for academics and business people alike.  It’s difficult to find sources of media that are available for use without stepping on someone else’s intellectual property rights.

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Tech Spotlight: PDFescape

Sometimes Adobe Acrobat just doesn’t do the job when you need to work with a PDF.  Limited functions, clunky controls… or maybe you’re just on a computer that doesn’t have the appropriate program and you don’t have the permissions to

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Tech Spotlight: Quizlet

Take your studying into the 21st century with Quizlet <https://quizlet.com/>!  This innovative website and app allows students and teachers to leave behind old-school flashcards and move into the interactive studying of the future.  Using the website, students and teachers worldwide

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Conserving History: Setauket Land Deed, 1752

A rare 1752 Long Island land deed, from the papers of the Childs and Lockwood families, was recently professionally conserved. The collection of Eversley Childs (1867-1953) and family members, who resided in Crane Neck, Village of Old Field, NY, New York

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Jay Levenson awarded the Frederick R. Preston Partnership Award

Stony Brook Libraries Access and User Services department is proud to announce that on Wednesday, June 21, our colleague Jay Levenson was awarded the Frederick R. Preston Partnership Awards from the Office of the Dean of Students. The award was

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Tech Spotlight: Libib

Like many of my friends and family members, I have a problem.  A problem with books, CDs, DVDs, and video games.  A problem in which I keep buying them and bringing them home, and then forgetting I have them, and

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Tech Spotlight: Genius Scan

Can’t make it down to the SINC site to scan that document for your professor?  Need to send a good quality copy of your work to your classmate?  Take advantage of a tool you already have in your pocket –

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LGBT Pride Month

It’s LGBT Pride month! Here are some resources to learn more about this month-long celebration!   Safe Space in Melville Library Queer Studies Research Guide Stony Brook University LGBTQ* Services Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month 2017 from Library of

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Tech Spotlight: Wired-Marker

One of the biggest problems that we as students have is keeping track of all the fascinating information that we find floating around the internet!  With a book, it’s easy to circle, star, or flag important information that you need

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