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Scholarly Communication: For Librarians

What is scholarly communication? This guide serves as an introduction to open access publishing as well as a guide to facilitate scholarly communication and collaboration.

Commerical Solutions to OA Hosting Needs

A Comparison

The Repository Support Project of the UK organization JISC conducted a survey in 2010 comparing various hosting solutions.

Compared were:

See product comparison table for specifications.

Open Access Policies at U.S. Universities

See ROARMAP for an up-to-date listing of U.S. universities and institutions and details about their open access policies or mandates.

ACRL's Scholarly Communication Column

Read ACRL's College & Research Libraries News column on scholarly communication.


Comparing Databases for Content

.. using GoldRush (access restricted)

Repository Management

EPrints is used by some institutions to manage their online repositories.

Scholarly Communications Librarian

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Lucy Duhon
The University of Toledo
Carlson Library
2801 W. Bancroft St. (MS #509)
Toledo, OH 43606 USA
VM: (419) 530-2838
University webpage

Copyright for Librarians

Open Source Software