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Guide to Research Data Services

SBU Libraries Research Data Services provides guidance and support for all aspects of the data lifecycle, from planning your data management strategy during the proposal phase through preserving your data at the conclusion of your project. We are happy to

Posted in Data, Scholarly Communication

Open Education

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are any type of educational materials that are in the public domain or introduced with an open license. The nature of these open materials means that anyone can legally and freely copy, use, adapt and re-share

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Harvard Purdue Data Management Symposium

Dean of Libraries, Constantia Constantinou; Associate Director for Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Shafeek Fazal; and Scholarly Communication Librarian, Darren Chase, participated in the Harvard Purdue Data Management Symposium, June 16 – 17.  The Symposium featured speakers representing all

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

Best Practice, the DOAJ Seal, and Why It Matters

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Committee on Publications Ethics, Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) and other scholarly publishing organizations have collaborated to identify principles of transparency and best practice, “that set apart legitimate journals and publishers

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Understanding Data Management

Research data management is an area in constant development. To help clarify some of the many questions swirling around it there are a number of training resources, materials, and programs offered online. This is a list aggregating some of those

Posted in SC, Scholarly Communication

Discover SBU Open Access

Many Stony Brook University researchers are publishing in quality, high-impact, peer-reviewed open access journals. See the research databases and OA collections below to discover open access research by Stony Brook University authors: Biomed Central including Chemistry Central and SpringerOpen (260+

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Library & Writing Faculty Awarded S-BOLD Grant

President Stanley and Provost Assanis, in support of the continuing evolution of educational excellence, have established the Stony Brook Online Learning Development Initiative (S-BOLD), funded initially for four years at a level of $250,000 per year. This initiative sought new

Posted in Featured, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Library Technology, New and Notable, Scholarly Communication

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America is an organization dedicated to free public access to information in myriad formats. The DPLA works with libraries, museums, government agencies and archives across the country. “It strives to contain the full breadth of human

Posted in Libraries, Scholarly Communication, Uncategorized

Articles of Interest: Faculty Responses to Open Access

Open Access means unrestricted online access to peer-reviewed scholarly research. Open access is primarily intended for scholarly journals, but is also provided for a growing number of theses, book chapters, and monographs. Open Access is the publication of research and

Posted in Scholarly Communication

Open Access Resources

University Libraries offers access to a growing collection of Open Access research databases and online collections. Browse Open Access Resources. To learn more about Open Access, recommend a resource, or discuss scholarly publishing at SBU, contact Darren Chase, Scholarly Communication

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication