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Scholarly Communication

What is Scholarly Communication?

Scholarly communication is...

[the] discovery and creation of knowledge, ... its dissemination, preservation and re-use

Association of College & Research Libraries

Universities are primarily concerned with the discovery and creation of knowledge—Here are ways the Library can help you as a researcher


In the beginning....

Once you're thinking about publishers....

  • Your rights as an author
  • Interpreting copyright
  • Open Access & increasing visibility
  • Quantifying your research output (h-index, citation counts, altmetrics)

Feel free to ask a librarian if you are interested in these services

To find out more about the roles that librarians play in scholarly communication, watch this short video produced by the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication: