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Discover SBU Open Access

Many Stony Brook University researchers are publishing in quality, high-impact, peer-reviewed open access journals. See the research databases and OA collections below to discover open access research by Stony Brook University authors: Biomed Central including Chemistry Central and SpringerOpen (260+

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Discover SBU Open Access: highly cited 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 Open Access, SC

University Libraries Joins Biomed Central

University Libraries has become a Supporting Member of Biomed Central, the Open Access biomedical open access publisher. What are the benefits of Supporter Membership? All Supporter Member researchers can take advantage of a 15% discount on the article-processing charge when

Posted in Biology, Databases, Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Medicine, Open Access

Open Access Resources

University Libraries offers access to a growing collection of Open Access research databases and online collections. Browse Open Access Resources. To learn more about Open Access, recommend a resource, or discuss scholarly publishing at SBU, contact Darren Chase, Scholarly Communication

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Public Access to NSF-funded research

Of interest to Stony Brook University researchers, the National Science Foundation (NSF or Foundation) has developed a plan outlining a framework for activities to increase public access to scientific publications and digital scientific data resulting from research the foundation funds.

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Open Access, Scholarly Communication

ArXiv.org: Open Access

ArXiv.org is an open access scholarly publishing platform. It includes 1,021,025 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.  ArXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. ArXiv is funded by

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

Open SUNY Textbooks

It’s Open Education Week, and a time to consider and advocate for the resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide.  The Open SUNY Textbook initiative is a model example

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Uncategorized

Nature promotes read-only sharing of articles

Nature will make its articles back to 1869 free to share to be read online but not to be printed or downloaded. All research papers from Nature will be made free to read in a proprietary screen-view format that can

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

NARA Launches Founders Online

The National Archives, through its National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), has entered into a cooperative agreement with The University of Virginia Press to create Founders Online and make freely available the historical documents of the Founders of the United States

Posted in Databases, Electronic Resources, History, Manuscripts, New and Notable, Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Special Collections & University Archives

Open Access Theses and Dissertations

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) currently indexes over 1.6 million freely accessible electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 600 colleges, universities, and research institutions. The OATD project is led by

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Databases, Health Sciences, New and Notable, Open Access, Research, School of Professional Development, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sustainability