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Scholarly Communication

Creating, Sharing, Promoting and Evaluating Research and Scholarship

About Scholarly Communication

Scholarly communication is the process of scholars and researchers sharing their research findings to make them available to the wider community, including other researchers, students, practitioners and the public. There are multiple types of research output, including book chapters, conference papers, reports, data, blogs, and other forms of social media. Published journal articles are the most common research output and this guide focuses on them. It provides information to help you navigate the publication process and make informed decisions about where to publish your work.

Are you trying to decide on where to submit your journal article for publication? Go to Journal Quality Indicators and Open Access for links to help you choose the right journal for your article.

To learn about impact of individual works and scholarly journals, visit the Metrics page.

To avoid submitting an article to a predatory journal, go to Predatory Journals and learn how to steer clear of unscrupulous publishers.

Concerned about violating copyright laws, or using another’s work without attribution? Copyright and Plagiarism contain information to guide you.

Do you have an ORCID iD yet? If not, visit the ORCID page and follow the link to obtain a numeric identifier that distinguishes you from anyone with a similar name.

Please feel free to Ask Us for assistance.