Blog Archives

Open Access Symposium 2018

Stony Brook University Libraries hosted the 2018 Open Access Symposium on Thursday, October 25 – Friday, October 26.  The Symposium included diverse and engaging panelists and presenters, and featured keynote speaker Heather Joseph, SPARC Executive Director, who shared her perspective

Posted in OER, Open Access, Scholarly Communication

OASIS, the OER Discovery Service

Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool for open educational resources (OER). OASIS currently searches open content from 52 different sources and contains 155,375 records. Use OASIS to discover quality, free open textbooks, courseware and more. OASIS

Posted in OER, Open Access, Scholarly Communication

Open Access Button

Are you looking for an article in a journal that we don’t have? Use Open Access Button to find free, legal, peer-reviewed articles. Open Access Button is an open access article discovery service and browser plugin.   Legally shared, full-text scholarship

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication

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

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

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

Safe Space

Safe Space is an  LGBTQ* Services program of that seeks to ensure that SBU becomes a more inclusive place for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning* (LGBTQ*) people by fostering a supportive learning and working environment.   The goals of Safe

Posted in About Us

Digital Theatre+: Theatre Arts Database Trial

Digital Theatre+ is a Theatre Arts database featuring streaming video of full length British theatre productions, interviews with cast and crew, and documentaries about practice, production and workshops.  It includes productions from Shakespeare to contemporary plays, with teaching guides, essays,

Posted in Database Trials, Theatre

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