Scholarly Communication

The Office of Scholarly Communication

The term “scholarly communication” broadly refers to the steps of scholarly research, writing, publishing, and any other aspect of scholarly output. It is a complex process.

The process includes, but is not limited to:

  • Doing research for a paper
  • Preparing to write a journal article
  • Determining which publisher to use
  • Facilitating awareness and access to your works

Our Office provides services for three important aspects of scholarly communication:

 

Research

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Acquaint yourself with the research process, and learn more about our services to help you with your own research.

 

Open Access

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Learn about open access and what it means for universities, libraries, and your own published works.

 

Copyright

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Remain aware of copyright concepts and discover details that can help you with your own rights.

 

Blog Posts

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Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2019

Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week is being celebrated this year between February 25 – March 1, 2019. The annual event provides an opportunity to learn more about these essential limitations and exceptions to copyright that are vital components to innovation, creativity, and scholarship.

Public Domain Day 2019

January 1, 2019, marked an important day for copyrighted works. For the first time in more than 20 years, published works from 1923 will enter the public domain. This means that anyone can use the works for free and without any copyright restrictions. The last time this occurred was in 1998 before the United States’ […]

Love your data

Love Data Week 2019

Happy Love Data Week! This international event held February 11-15, 2019 gives researchers an opportunity to learn more about data management, sharing, preservation, re-use, and library-based research data services. If you’re a researcher or just curious about data management and best practices, you can learn more by visiting: https://lovedataweek.org/

Open Access Week 2018 Events

OCTOBER 22-25, 2018 Welcome Players! Open Access week is almost done loading! Come join the UCF Libraries on their quest to inform all those who dare to play the game of content creation. There will be opportunities all week to be part of educational and fun game-themed events. To learn more about how you can level […]

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