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Database Update: Artstor

Have you noticed that the digital art library database, Artstor, looks different? You may have thought, Wow! No more pop up windows or Flash needed when I want to look at an image, but where did my instructor privileges go?

Posted in About Us, Art, Arts & Humanities, Databases, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities

The Music Library’s Reel-to-Reel Recordings

The Music Library’s reel-to-reel recordings represent the early history of the University’s Music Department.  For several decades, faculty and student recitals, symphony, chamber music and choral concerts were recorded directly to the reels, and archived in the Music Library.  Among

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Melville Library, Music, Music Library, Preservation

Digital Humanities Open Mic Event, October 31st

Yesterday afternoon faculty and students gathered in the Center for Scholarly Communications at Melville Library to discuss the digital humanities and to explore new possibilities for research.  Emphasizing practices and tools, scholars presented projects which used technology to reveal new

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities Open Mic

Digital Humanities Open Mic featured the presentations: “The John Milton Digital Library” by Dana Haugh, Web Services Librarian. “Latino Long Island: A Cultural and Social Map” by Adrián Pérez Melgosa,  Associate Professor Hispanic Languages and Literature; Sung-Gheel (Gil) Jang, Lecturer, Sustainability Studies Director of the

Posted in Digital Humanities, Scholarly Communication