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Lumen Learning

SUNY is putting effort into using Open Educational Resources (OER) to help make educational resources more affordable and accessible for students.  OERs also give faculty the opportunity to tailor and customize their materials to their course needs.   In June 2016,

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Open Access Button

Are you looking for an article in a journal that we don’t have? Use Open Access Button to find free, legal, peer-reviewed articles. Open Access Button is an open access article discovery service and browser plugin.   Legally shared, full-text scholarship

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Unpaywall: Read 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

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SUNY Board of Trustees Open Access Resolution

On March 22, 2018, the SUNY Board of Trustees passed an Open Access Policy and System Repository Resolution put forward by Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson. The resolution instructs all SUNY campuses to adopt “an open access policy that recognizes each

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Colloquium Series: Open Access Edition, 10/26/2017

On October 26th, faculty members at the University Libraries presented on topics in open access, open data, and open educational resources as part of the Libraries’ programming in observance of Open Access Week.   These lightning talks addressed topical issues

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SBU Libraries Colloquium: Open Access Edition

Please join the University Libraries for a colloquium event to showcase the research and professional development activities of our faculty and staff.  The lightning talks in this session will treat various topics related to open access, including open access to

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

SBU students from the Program in Writing and Rhetoric helped diversify Wikipedia yesterday (Oct 24th) with Lane Raspberry, Wikipedia Editor, and Marika Cifor, from Bowdoin College. Professors Kristina Lucenko and Cynthia Davidson worked with their students to help expand Wikipedia

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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

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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

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