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Scholarly Communication & Institutional Repository: Helpful Resources

Scholarly communication(SC) is the process by which academics, scholars, and researchers share and publish their research findings so that they are available to the wider academic community and beyond.

More scholarly Resources

The Scholarly KitchenOfficial blog of the Society of Scholarly Publishing. (See live feed link below)

Duke University Scholarly Communications Blog, A source for advice about scholarly communications, copyright, and publications. (See live feed link below)

SherpaRomeo, For a reference on copyright concern about self-archiving, this database houses many publishers policies.

SPARC Author Addendum, The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) has a brochure on breaking out from traditional publishing methods and offers authors an option of an addendum to help keep their authors rights to their work.

ACRLAssociation of College and Research Libraries is committed to working to reshape the current system of scholarly communication, focusing in the areas of education, advocacy, coalition building and research.

ARLThe Association of Research Libraries Scholarly Communication program encourages the advancement of effective, extensible, sustainable, and economically viable models of scholarly communication that provide barrier-free access to quality information.

Create Change, Get More From Your Academic Research.

10 Things You Should Know About Scholarly Communication, ACRL put together 10 major points about scholarly communication.

Creative Commons, A non-profit organization that promotes the creative reuse of intellectual works, whether owned or in the public domain, through the use of licenses that define the rights copyright holders choose to retain and those uses that may be made of copyrighted works without the prior permission of the copyright holder. (Source: Complete Copyright)

Creative Commons is also defined as a set of copyright licenses and tools that allow authors a standardized way to keep their copyright while allowing certain uses of their work, i.e., a “some rights reserved” approach to copyright, rather than “all rights reserved.” (Source: Creative Commons)

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