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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

Digital Humanities Open Mic

Digital Humanities Open Mic featured the presentations: “The John Milton Digital Library” by Dana Haugh, Web Services Librarian. “Latino Long Island: A Cultural and Social Map” by Adrián Pérez Melgosa,  Associate Professor Hispanic Languages and Literature; Sung-Gheel (Gil) Jang, Lecturer, Sustainability Studies Director of the

Posted in Digital Humanities, Scholarly Communication

Multimodal Literacy Poster Session

Scholarly Communication Librarian Darren Chase presented the poster Eyes Without a Face: Research, Annotation and Sharing in a Multimodal Literacy Frame at the FORCE11 FORCE 2016 Conference.  FORCE11 is a community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers and research funders that work to facilitate

Posted in Scholarly Communication

The Society for Scholarly Publishing Connects publishers, researchers and Librarians

A nonprofit entity, The Society for Scholarly Publishing was established in 1978 to foster academic publishing and help build community. The Society strives to bring together publishing professionals, researchers and librarians to network, share information and communicate the latest developments

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OpenStax: Students saved more than $13 million in two years

An initiative by Rice University, OpenStax is a non-profit organization with the purpose of providing access to high quality education to all students regardless of their financial capabilities. In a time when students are burdened by high textbook costs, OpenStax offers

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Altmetrics As A New Research Impact Indicator

Altmetric is an innovative complementary measurement of scientific research impact within the social media arena. Unlike the traditional bibliometrics, which measure journals impact and research citations, altmetric assesses the influence of research in social media portals; such as, Twitter, Facebook,

Posted in Emerging Technology, Scholarly Communication

Professor Catherine Graham Listed Among Most Influential Researchers 2015

Department of Ecology and Evolution Associate Professor Catherine H. Graham has been recognized by publisher Thomson Reuters as one of the most highly cited and influential researchers of 2015.  Professor Graham has authored and co-authored multiple highly cited articles, including “Novel

Posted in Ecology and Evolution, Scholarly Communication, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Kudos: Increase Your Research Impact and Citations

Although Open Access leverages the availability of your research to a broad spectrum of audiences, it does not guarantee the visibility of your work due to the abundance of literature available online. To overcome this setback you can use Kudos as a toolkit

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Open Education Week 2016 @ SBU

Open Education encompasses resources, tools, practices and policies that are free of legal, financial and technical barriers and can be fully used, shared and adapted in the digital environment. The movement for open education seeks to tap into the vast

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Open Education Week 2016

Organized by the Open Education Consortium, Open Education Week will take place on 7-11 March 2016 as an event to promote and celebrate open education efforts exerted by various individuals and institutions and their achievements affecting educators and leaners. If

Posted in Scholarly Communication