Understanding Your Rights
Your Copyright: Increase the Impact of Your Research An author’s copyright is valuable; understand the advantages of retaining your copyright and increasing the impact of your research with Open Access publishing.
What Is Open Access? Understanding Open Access, and an overview of the crisis in scholarly publishing.
Which funding agencies require me to share my article? Research Funder Open Access Requirements
Which funding agencies require me to share my data? Research Funder Data Requirements
Writing Your Thesis & Dissertation
Thesis & Dissertation Guidelines Guidelines of the SBU Graduate School.
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.
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 commons.library.stonybrook.edu, or contact Mona Ramonetti, Head of Scholarly Communication, to discuss Academic Commons, open access or other scholarly communication topics. Email Mona.Ramonetti@stonybrook.edu call 631.632.1740.
We can help you in many stages of the publishing process:
Use tools and guides for finding funding and grants from the NIH, NSF and more. Understand publishing requirements (including NIH's Public Access Policy).
Find tools, librarians and guides that will help you find the most relevent information and data for your research.
Get tips on organizing and citing your sources and data, using tools such as EndNote and Zotero.
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