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Open Access Week 2015

Open Access literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What it means to academia and research is that the primary barrier to access, price, is removed from the equation, allowing free access

Posted in Open Access, SC, Scholarly Communication

Screenings: The Internet’s Own Boy

Join us for a special Open Access Week viewing of The Internet’s Own Boy, which follows the inspiring and tragic story of information activist and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz. Swartz was indicted by federal prosecutors for alleged felony computer crimes for downloading JSTOR articles

Posted in Scholarly Communication

University Libraries Colloquium Series

We are pleased to announce the October schedule for the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series.  All are welcome to attend. Please mark your calendars and come join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, achievements,

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Research, Scholarly Communication

Center for Scholarly Communication: Benefits for the researcher

The mission of the University Libraries Center for Scholarly Communication is to provide expertise, information and resources to researchers: in meeting grants funders’ public access mandates (NIH, NSF, etc.). for leveraging author’s copyright. author’s addendum for retaining copyright. discover and understand

Posted in Scholarly Communication

Open Access Symposium & Prelec Lecture 2015

October 22, 2015 Open Access, Open Data, Open Minds  featured  visionary ideas and  inspirational speakers. It combined the 9th Prelec Lecture on excellence in healthcare informatics with dynamic leaders from influential open access initiatives, and includes panel discussions of  the

Posted in oa-prelec, SC, Scholarly Communication

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