Scholarly communication – understood as the system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality, disseminated to the scholarly community, and preserved for future use – promotes a shared system of research and scholarship.
New technology and innovative business models offer proven opportunities for enhancing the sharing of scholarly information – research papers, primary data and other evidence, creative activity, and other products of research and scholarship – across institutions and audiences. (ACRL)
These guides are designed to provide information and heighten awareness about important issues related to scholarly communication.
Make informed decisions on where to publish your research. This guide provides questions and criteria you can use to evaluate and identify appropriate and trusted journals in which to publish your research and scholarship.
Research funding agencies, particularly federal agencies, are implementing public access mandates for publications and digital data that result from funded research. Included here is a list of the federal research funders who most frequently fund FIU grants including links to their public access implementation plans and requirements for publications and data.