Web Services


ContentDM is Stony Brook University's online digital library.

For Use By: Faculty, Guests, Researchers, Staff, Students, Teaching Assistants

Digication ePortfolios

ePortfolios, powered by Digication, are a type of digital portfolio utilized by students and faculty to document their professional development and establish a positive online presence. With an ePortfolio, students and faculty can create online archives of their acheivements, professional experience, academic work, personal hobbies and more. ePortfolios can be used as an extension of a resume to market yourself to prospective employers.

For Use By: Faculty, Researchers, Staff, Students, Teaching Assistants

Drupal Content Management System

Since 2012, DoIT has been experimenting with the Drupal content management system hosted in the Acquia Cloud. The DoIT website was the first site on campus to move to this environment. Other sites that have moved here, or are in the process of moving to Drupal in the cloud, include The Faculty Center, Career Center, Institute for Advanced Computational Science, Linguistics, and Undergraduate Colleges.

For Use By: Faculty, Staff, Teaching Assistants

Faculty Profiles

The SBU Faculty Profiles website is available to Stony Brook University faculty across all campuses. The new site is a single place where faculty can update and review their faculty profile. The site acts as the primary repository for several data points and aggregates data from other sources. NetID authentication is required to sign in to update a faculty profile.

For Use By: Faculty, Researchers, Staff

Google Apps

Google Apps for Education is the primary email system for everyone at Stony Brook University except Hospital employees and members of the School of Medicine and School of Dental Medicine. Stony Brook's Google Apps suite of products includes Mail, Calendar, Drive, Contacts, Sites, Groups, Hangouts and a host of other applications to enhance communication and real-time collaboration across campus.

For Use By: Clubs, Faculty, Researchers, Staff, Students, Teaching Assistants

Office 365 Sites

Using SharePoint technology, you can easily build secure intranet sites to store documents, news, notes, and links for your team project, group study, or committee.  

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OmniUpdate Content Management System

The Web Services team in the Office of Marketing and Communications provides training and support for the OU Campus Content Management System. A series of responsive page templates branded in the Stony Brook look and feel have been designed to give non-technical administrative personnel the ability to quickly update content without having to be a graphic designer or programmer. 

For Use By: Faculty, Staff, Teaching Assistants

SB You

SB You is a web publishing platform powered by WordPress that lets you quickly create professional-looking websites. Faculty, staff and students can create a single site or as many as they want for a variety of purposes such as course information, team activities or personal blogs and portfolios.

For Use By: Clubs, Faculty, Researchers, Staff, Students, Teaching Assistants

SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online (or Sites which is part of the University's Office 365 application suite) provides collaborative websites for groups such as research teams, committees, and course-related activities. While DoIT encourages students, faculty, and staff to first investigate Google Drive or Google Sites to handle collaborative projects among teams, SharePoint is certainly a viable alternative.  SharePoint is HIPAA and export compliant.

For Use By: Faculty, Staff, Students

Skype for Business

Conduct video conferences for up to 250 participants and (coming soon) 10,000 viewers. You can share your desktop or slides, chat, carry out polls, view results and collaborate using whiteboard all in real-time. Sessions can be recorded directly onto your computer as MP4 files. 

For Use By: Clubs, Faculty, Researchers, Staff, Students, Teaching Assistants


VoiceThread is a web-based application that allows you to place media artifacts such as images, presentations, videos and documents and have an asynchronous discussion around it. 

For Use By: Faculty, Staff, Students, Teaching Assistants


Yammer is Stony Brook's internal social network. It is an online environment for discussion and conversation. It can help you get work done and to support teamwork and collaboration across the institution.

For Use By: Clubs, Faculty, Researchers, Staff, Students, Teaching Assistants