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Stony Brook University

Research Data

SBU Libraries Center for Scholarly Communication provides resources 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.  

Research Data Solutions

  • Not sure where to start? See the menu on the left sidebar for a list of data-related resources and services.
  • 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.
  • Discover Datasets and Open Data
  • Questions or consultation? Our contact information is on the left sidebar, or visit our menu of Data Services.

Are you writing a Literature Review?

We have resources to help you create literature reviews in your discipline as well as outside your discipline (when preparing your grant application, for example).  See our comprehensive Literature Review guide, and get help and consultation from a liaison librarian.

Are you Doing Biomedical Research?

Discover resources and services, and contact information to consult with a health sciences librarian at our Biomedical Research Guide.

Open Access Data Repository

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

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 Mona Ramonetti, Head of Scholarly Communication, to discuss Academic Commons, open access or other scholarly communication topics.  Email call 631.632.1740.