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Notice regarding Loansome Doc System

On July 1, 2019, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is retiring the Loansome Doc system due to declining usage. The Stony Brook University Libraries will no longer provide retrieval service for users who are unaffiliated with Stony Brook University.

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Dr. Joel Hurowitz’s research on the PIXL Instrument to Search for Signs of Past Life on Mars

On April 30, Dr. Joel Hurowitz from the Department of Geosciences presented his collaborative research on the Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry, or PIXL, which will be part of the scientific payload of the Mars 2020 rover mission.  PIXL is

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Student Spotlight – Rachel Parker

With just a year left to get her B.A., Rachel Parker transferred to Stony Brook University in the Fall of 2018 to finish her undergraduate program in English. Wasting no time Rachel joined the SBU Libraries last October and is

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Undergraduate Success Librarian/Senior Assistant Librarian

APPLY HERE Required Qualifications Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. One or more years of relevant professional experience. Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Understanding of best practices in instruction and pedagogical theories. Preferred Qualifications Second advanced

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Knowledge Management and Digital Assets Librarian/Senior Assistant Librarian

APPLY HERE Required Qualifications Graduate degree in library science from an ALA accredited degree program. Experience in developing, preserving, and managing digital resources in a library and/or archives environment Knowledge of digital resource management standards and best practices, such as

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Dr. Paul Firbas Presents “Lima Newssheets” at SBU Libraries

On March 24th, Dr. Paul Firbas (Associate Professor in the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature) presented his research on the history and circulation of newssheets in early modern Lima. With his research team, Dr. Firbas has created digital maps

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Undergraduate Success Librarian/Senior Assistant Librarian

Apply Here Required Qualifications Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. One or more years of relevant professional experience. Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Understanding of best practices in instruction and pedagogical theories. Preferred Qualifications Second advanced

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Survey of SBU Author Perspectives on Article Processing Charges (APCs)

Two Stony Brook University (SBU) librarians are conducting a survey on SBU author perspectives on article processing charges (APCs). The open access movement changes the scholarly publishing landscape in many revolutionary ways. The Gold open access model, where the journal

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Stony Brook Brass

gave a stellar concert at Caroline Church in East Setauket on Saturday, with works by Gabrieli, Brahms, Koestier, Meyer, Böhme, Monk and Tower. The members are Stephen McLean and Tom Pang, trumpets ; Ryan Hayward, tuba, Michael Lockwood, trombone, and

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User Services Supervisor (P/T – Multiple positions) – 1900975

Apply Here Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor’s Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of degree, four (4) years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four (4)

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