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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

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,

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

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

Deposit Your Article

Deposit Your Article   Initially, all authors will manually add their articles to Academic Commons. A publication management system is being investigated to make participation easier for authors. Academic Commons Quick Deposit (PDF). Deposit is managed through Academic Commons, SBU’s open access scholarly repository

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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 Contact

For any questions specifically about the waiver/embargo/addendum request form or the Academic Commons Open Access Scholarly Repository, please contact:   Open Access Team Center for Scholarly Communication University Libraries openaccess@stonybrook.edu   For questions about scholarly publishing, research data or questions about

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Get a waiver, embargo or addendum for your publisher

According to the terms of SBU’s Open Access Policy  authors may request a waiver of their grant of license to the university on a per article basis, or choose to delay public access to an article.   Select an option

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Open Access Policy

 PREAMBLE The faculty, students and staff of Stony Brook University are committed to sharing our research, scholarship and creative work as widely as possible.  Moreover, by adopting this policy and practice our university seeks to a) meet federal requirements that

Posted in 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