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Scholarly Publishing: Resources

Resources to Learn More About Scholarly Publishing Issues


Open Access

The University of California Berkeley Library defines Open Access (OA) literature as "free, digital, and available to anyone online." The possibilities and implications of OA publishing are wide-ranging, exciting, and at times controversial. Find some good introductory information about OA below, and for further depth visit the University of Iowa Libraries' Open Access guide.


Articles & Books

Author Rights / Managing Copyright

Peer Review

Public Access to Research and Data

New Models of Publishing

Journal costs

Measuring Research Impact