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Open Access Week 2015

Open Access literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What it means to academia and research is that the primary barrier to access, price, is removed from the equation, allowing free access

Posted in Open Access, SC, Scholarly Communication

Open Education

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are any type of educational materials that are in the public domain or introduced with an open license. The nature of these open materials means that anyone can legally and freely copy, use, adapt and re-share

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Best Practice, the DOAJ Seal, and Why It Matters

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Committee on Publications Ethics, Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) and other scholarly publishing organizations have collaborated to identify principles of transparency and best practice, “that set apart legitimate journals and publishers

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Open Access

What is Open Access? Open access is free, unrestricted online access to scholarly articles. What it means to academia and research is that cost and access restrictions are removed from the equation, allowing free access to peer-reviewed, scholarly works, books, and just

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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+

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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

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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 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

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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