Health Sciences Librarians Present at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting

The Medical Library Association (MLA) held its 2018 annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia from May 18th-23rd. Health Sciences Librarians Jessica Koos and Laurel Scheinfeld presented a poster on their research project investigating the educational and professional backgrounds of medical librarians.

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New York Heritage Collective Features Special Collections

New York Heritage is a research portal for learning more about the people, places and institutions of New York State. Special Collections’ Long Island Historic Postcard Collection is this month’s featured collection for the Long Island Region. View a selection

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Digging in the Southampton Stacks, Book One: The Gilded Age

Nestled in the stacks of the SBU Southampton library sits a brown, nondescript book with faded, golden font. A crest on the cover of the book reads The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today (1873), and the spine of the

Posted in About Us, Southampton, Writing and Literature

Art in Focus: Jack Whitten

The Art in Focus series got off to a great start on Tuesday night with Professor Katy Siegel, Thaw Chair in Modern American Art at Stony Brook University and Senior Programming and Research Curator at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

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Special Collections and University Archives Welcome Back the Class of 1968

On Saturday May 19, Special Collections and University Archives welcomed back Stony Brook University’s class of 1968 for its 50th reunion! Memorabilia, yearbooks, photographs and more documenting their years at SBU were available for the guests to view and examine. A

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Celebrating National Nurses Week 2018

Stony Brook University Libraries honors our nurses during National Nursing Week (May 6-12). Held around the birthday of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale, it’s a week to recognize nurses and all they do.   Here in the HSL, we offer resources

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Access HeinOnline Slavery in America & the World: History Culture, & Law at SBU Libraries

This database provides access to centuries of legal records and other documents related to the history of slavery in the United States and in other anglophone areas of the world.  Coverage extends into the 20th century.   Other resources for

Posted in Africana Studies, Databases, History

3D Printing Presentation at ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference

On May 4, 2018 Stony Brook Health Sciences Librarian Laurel Scheinfeld attended the annual conference of the Association for College and Research Libraries, New England Chapter (ACRL/NE) where she gave a presentation with Joan Wagner and Blanche Leeman from Touro

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Libraries Colloquium Event “Unscattered Leaves” Caps Year-Long Medieval Manuscript Digitization Project

On April 19, 2018, the Special Collections Seminar Room in the Melville Library was standing-room-only when Stony Brook University Libraries welcomed students, faculty, staff, and community members to “Unscattered Leaves: Digitization of the Otto F. Ege Manuscripts.” The event, a special edition of the Libraries’ monthly Colloquium Series, was the culmination of the project and marked the official public launch of the new digital collection “Otto F. Ege: Fifty Original Leaves From Medieval Manuscripts.”

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Dr. Xiaojun Bi on Computational Interaction in Post-PC Computing Research

On May 1, Dr. Xiaojun Bi, from the Department of Computer Science, presented his innovative research on computational interaction for designing software user interfaces and interaction technology.   From historical use of typewriters to modern day use of virtual keyboards,

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