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Open Access Symposium 2016

The Center for Scholarly Communication, Stony Brook University Libraries presents Open Access, Global Access and Research Futures, the Open Access Symposium 2016. When: Tuesday, October 25 Where: Wang Center, Stony Brook University Registration is free and open! Open Access, Global

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

  Symposium Home | Program | Speakers | Getting Here | SUNY OA Webinars     Open Access, Global Access, and Research Futures features visionary ideas from inspirational speakers. The symposium explores influential scholarly communication initiatives, including digital humanities, open

Posted in Scholarly Communication, SW

Predatory Journals Under Prosecution

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently reported that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has filed charges against the online publisher of science journals, OMICS Group, Inc. For details on how to evaluate and identify predatory publishers and journals, see the Center

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

FLEXspace Awards New Learning Spaces at SBU Libraries

The new North and Central Reading Rooms at Stony Brook University Libraries were recently honored with an award from FLEXspace, an open access repository featuring images and data of learning spaces. FLEXspace and Herman Miller Education are sponsoring my travel

Posted in About Us, Open Access, Renovation News, Scholarly Communication

Academic Commons: Your Global Audience Is Here

The Academic Commons is an open access scholarly repository and publishing platform for the Stony Brook University community. Works in Academic Commons are: *freely accessible online       *easily discoverable via search engines *regularly backed up             *assigned a permanent URL so they

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Stony Brook University

Academic Commons

About Academic Commons How to Add Documents to Academic Commons Collections Author Agreements and Copyright Withdrawing Content Related Readings/Links Contacts Notes 1. About Academic Commons What is Academic Commons? Academic Commons is the research, scholarly publications and academic creative works component of

Posted in SC, Scholarly Communication

JULIET & RoMEO: Find Open Access Permissions, Mandates

SHERPA is a scholarly communication partnership based at the Centre for Research Communications, University of Nottingham.  SHERPA offers a number of web services, including JULIET and RoMEO. JULIET JULIET is a search tool for discovering research funders’ mandates for public access and

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Elsevier Acquires Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

In April 2013, Elsevier acquired Mendeley which is an academic website that serves as a platform for researchers to work collaboratively on research projects, manage references and share their work. Researchers also can use Mendeley in storing their research papers,

Posted in Scholarly Communication

Altmetric covers Books impact on scholarly community

In a previous post, we presented Altmetric as an innovative method of displaying research impact on the social media by tracing mentions on Facebook, twitter, blogs and downloads. Now, Altmetric is used to measure the impact of more than 8000

Posted in Scholarly Communication

SBU Librarians Present at METRO Science Librarians Research Forum

Jennifer Lyon (Biomedical & Translational Research Librarian) and Clara Tran (Science Librarian) presented “Faculty Use of Author Identifiers and Researcher Networking Tools” at the METRO Science Librarians Research Forum on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  The research forum provided an excellent

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences Library, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics