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Children's Literature Fellows Program

Last week I completed the Children's Literature Fellows program, receiving my MFA Advanced Certificate in Children's Literature from Stony Brook Southampton. The year-long program was a wonderful experience and I learned a great deal about the craft of writing picture books from seasoned picture book writers.

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Dana Haugh
My first international conference!

Two weeks ago I flew to Beijing, China to attend and present at my first international library conference! The International Conference on Embedded Education and Instruction of New Models of Library Service was held at Capital Normal University from November 15-17, 2017. 

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SUNY Faculty Senate - EID Committee

Volunteering on various committees, both in and outside SBU, has been tremendously beneficial to my professional growth and I've made it a point to get involved in committees that relate to my personal and professional passions. 

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Lecture by Visiting Librarian Mr. Yoji Nishigaya

On Friday (9/8), the library hosted a lecture by visiting librarian Mr. Yoji Nishigaya on academic libraries in Japan and his preservation work for a collection of glass plates. Yoji Nishigaya is the Chief of the Administrative Section for Library at the College of International Relations for Nihon University.

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Fall Semester Begins!

The campus is buzzing again as we start a new semester at SBU! I've been periodically updating the library's LibGuides (on which we rely heavily during the semester) and trying to streamline the look and feel of these fabulous resources. I created a neater, cleaner STEM librarians page, complete with our formal portraits and a uniform layout.

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Southampton Writers Conference

I am so thankful I had the opportunity to participate in this year’s Southampton Writers Conference. I’ve known about this conference for quite a few years but understood it to be very competitive, expensive, and solely for an elite class of wordsmiths. I had no idea there was an entire portion dedicated to writing children’s literature!

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Dana Haugh