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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

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

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library, Open Access, Scholarly Communication

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

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Open Access Symposium Registration 2017

Symposium Home | Program | Speakers | Presentations | Poster Session | Spotlights | Getting Here | REGISTER

Posted in Scholarly Communication

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, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics