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Scholarly Communication: Academic Publishing

This guide defines Scholarly Communication, and its role in raising visibility of Researcher output and web presence. Scholarly Communication is defined as "the system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality,

Author Rights

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SPARC Author Rights Initiative

"The SPARC Author Addendum is a legal instrument that modifies the publisher's agreement and allows you to keep key rights to your articles."

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Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving

A convenient summary listing of permissions that are normally given as part of individual publishers’ copyright transfer agreements. From the ROMEO and SHERPA projects in the United Kingdom.

Link to Video Tutorials & User Guide

Our aim is to make publishers' and journals' open access policies transparent and easy to understand. We have created a range of resources to help you get the most out of the service.

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Karger Publishers

Karger Publishers: Leading biomedical publisher of international speciality journals and books covering basic and clinical research subjects across the medical spectrum