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Open Access Symposium 2018

Stony Brook University Libraries hosted the 2018 Open Access Symposium on Thursday, October 25 – Friday, October 26.  The Symposium included diverse and engaging panelists and presenters, and featured keynote speaker Heather Joseph, SPARC Executive Director, who shared her perspective

Posted in OER, Open Access, Scholarly Communication

OASIS, the OER Discovery Service

Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool for open educational resources (OER). OASIS currently searches open content from 52 different sources and contains 155,375 records. Use OASIS to discover quality, free open textbooks, courseware and more. OASIS

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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

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

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

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Technology

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

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

**University Libraries Operating on a Modified Schedule**

Thursday, March 22, 2018 – Updated: 2:22pm Due to inclement weather, the University Libraries are operating on a modified schedule. For updates on university-wide closings, please visit SB Alerts.   The following libraries have modified hours: North Reading Room: 9:30am – Midnight

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Music, Scholarly Communication, Southampton

Copyright Assessment in the Trenches… A Panel Review

Copyright Assessment in the Trenches: Workflow, Tools, Metadata, and more is the title to a session panel I recently took part in at the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Out of Bounds 46th Annual Conference, 2018 in New

Posted in About Us, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Scholarly Communication

Fake News, Real Consequences

Are you concerned with the increase in fake news and misinformation? As a producer and consumer of information, you can make a difference — YOU can counter misinformation and bias. Here are 6 ways you can make a difference NOW

Posted in Information Literacy, Scholarly Communication

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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