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Scholarly Communication

Scholarly Communication is "the system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality, disseminated to the scholarly community, and preserved for future use.”* This can be through formal means, such as journal articles and book chapters, and it can also be through informal (or less traditional) means, such as professional listservs, blog posts, and social media exchanges.

Librarians at the University of Oklahoma Libraries (OU Libraries) provide scholarly communication assistance on such issues as:

Visit Open Initiatives & Scholarly Communication unit or email the Open Initiatives & Scholarly Communication unit.

* Definition from Association of College & Research Libraries (2003). Principles and Strategies for the Reform of Scholarly Communication 1.