Scholarly Communication is defined 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.
The system includes both formal means of communication, such as publication in peer-reviewed journals, and informal channels”
(Association of College & Research Libraries)
Research Practices: Literature Reviews, Reference Management, Research Grants & Funding, Research Ethics, Academic Writing, Research Design & Method, Research Collaboration & Social Scholarship, Researcher Identity & Profiles, ORCID, Research Data Management, Peer Review, Informal research practices
Academic Publishing: Choosing the right journal, Accredited Journals, Predatory Journals, Book Publishing, Open Access Publishing, Evaluating Open Access Journals, Article Processing Charges (APCs), Transformative Agreements, Open Access resources, Guides for Authors, Copyright & Intellectual Property
Rhodes Digital Commons: Benefits of Self-Archiving, Rhodes Digital Commons (Repository), Publishers' permissions to deposit articles in the Rhodes Digital Commons, Rhodes Digital Commons (Rhodes Hosted Journals)
Associate Dean for Research & Scholarly Communication
Penn State University Libraries
Kevin Smith, J.D.
Director of Scholarly Communications