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Research Data Services @ SBU

SBU Libraries Research Data Services is housed within the University Libraries Center for Scholarly Communication. We provide 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 partner with you on proposals and projects.

Did you know?

You can make your data available on Academic Commons -- the secure, permanent, open access scholarly publishing platform.

Quick Tools

If you are looking for useful tools to address your data management challenges, start with these:

Academic Commons

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, regularly backed up, easily discoverable via search engines, and assigned a permanent URL so they can always be found.

A home for your scholarship

In addition to research articles, use Academic Commons to share your manuscripts, open textbooks and more. Academic Commons supports a variety of file formats, and we encourage you to deposit related materials with your texts (including data, images, audio and video).

Begin sharing your research and creative work  Visit, or contact Darren Chase, Scholarly Communication Librarian, to discuss Academic Commons, open access or other scholarly communication topics.  Email call 631.632.9830.

How Can We Help?

  • Not sure where to start? See Campus Data Services for a list of data-related services and support all over campus
  • Need to write a data management plan? We offer several resources for you.
  • Interested in learning about the best ways to organize, store, share and preserve your data? See our guide to managing data.
  • Questions? My contact information is on the right sidebar!

Why improve your data stewardship?

guide content used by permission: Oregon State University