University Libraries Colloquium Series

We are pleased to announce the October schedule for the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series.  All are welcome to attend. Please mark your calendars and come join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, achievements, professional development activities and ideas for service to the Stony Brook community.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 
Location- Javits Room
Shafeek Fazal,  Associate Director, Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives and Darren Chase, Scholarly Communications Librarian, Discovery and Digital Initiatives
Open Access & Data Management: In terms of scholarly literature, open access applies to digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What it means to academia and research is that the primary barrier to access, price, is removed from the equation, allowing free access to peer-reviewed, scholarly works, books, and just about any other electronic print material with the designation.  Research Data Service provides guidance and support for all aspects of the data lifecycle, from planning data management strategy during the proposal phase through preserving data at the conclusion of a project.

Jamie Saragossi, Health Sciences Collection Development and Outreach Librarian
Health Literacy and Access to Consumer Health Information: This presentation will define health literacy and demonstrate initiatives being taken to provide access to free, high quality health resources and educate the public about the importance of their role in their own health care. An outline of future plans of Stony Brook Health Sciences Library to address health literacy and consumer health-care will also be discussed.
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Thursday, October 29, 2015
Location- Javits Room

Laura Costello,  Head of Research & Emerging Technologies, Head of Research & User Engagement
Redesigning a Library Space: While working at Teacher’s College, construction of a “learning theater” had begun on the fourth floor of the library building. Laura Costello will go over the community engagement process for the redesign as well as the specs and purpose of the new space.
Ann Gleason, Head, Health Sciences Library
Marketing the Library to Departments: Many departments are unaware of the range of services offered by the library. This session will cover outreach to departments to present key services and advocate for collaborations with the library. Successful models of outreach from Health Sciences will be used as examples.
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Javits Room
Frank Melville, Jr., Memorial Library
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Darren Chase

Head of Scholarly Communication at Stony Brook University Libraries
Darren is the SBU Libraries head of Scholarly Communication, and library liaison to: the Sustainability Studies Programs; the Center for Dance, Movement and Somatic Learning; and the Department of Theatre Arts.
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