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Open Access Week Events

Stony Brook University Libraries is marking Open Access Week, October 23 – 27, with a series of events to raise awareness of open access, open education, the new Stony Brook University Open Access Policy, and trends in scholarly publishing and research

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Safe Space

Safe Space is an  LGBTQ* Services program of that seeks to ensure that SBU becomes a more inclusive place for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning* (LGBTQ*) people by fostering a supportive learning and working environment.   The goals of Safe

Posted in About Us

Unpaywall: Read Paywalled Research Articles For Free

Unpaywall is a Chrome and Firefox browser extension that discovers and links to green open access manuscripts of published research and scholarly articles. Unpaywall taps into content from thousands of open-access repositories worldwide. It utilizes a number of data sources, including PubMed

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Technology

Digital Theatre+: Theatre Arts Database Trial

Digital Theatre+ is a Theatre Arts database featuring streaming video of full length British theatre productions, interviews with cast and crew, and documentaries about practice, production and workshops.  It includes productions from Shakespeare to contemporary plays, with teaching guides, essays,

Posted in Database Trials, Theatre

OER: Open Educational Resources

OER are Open Educational Resources.  Open Educational Resources are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, textbooks, syllabi, lectures,

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Green Open Access

Open Access is the free, unrestricted sharing of scholarly articles and other works online.  Open Access removes access barriers making research and scholarship available to all. On February 6,2017, Stony Brook University Senate adopted an Open Access Policy for SBU

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Open Access, Scholarly Communication, STEM

University Senate Adopts Open Access Policy

The SBU University Senate adopted an Open Access Policy on February 6, 2017.  Open access means unrestricted online access to scholarly articles. The policy demonstrates SBU’s commitment to sharing the fruits of research and scholarship as widely as possible, and

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences, Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Open Access Policy FAQ

What is an Open Access Policy? An open access policy provides a basis for Stony Brook University to preserve the work of its scholars in its online repository, Academic Commons, (or other open access archives) and to provide access to

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

SBU Open Access Research: High impact and on the rise

SBU Research Data SBU Open Access Publishing Activity 87,621  articles published by SBU scholars and researchers, 1966 – 2015 1602, or ~2% of those articles are open access 27,628 articles published by SBU scholars and researchers, 2006 – 2015 6% of

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Creative Commons: Some Rights Reserved

Creative Commons is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting an open and accessible internet that is enriched with free knowledge and creative resources for people around the world to use, share, and cultivate. Creative Commons provides free tools that

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics