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Scholarly Communication

This guide describes scholarly communication and scholarly support available at UMass Dartmouth.


Use this guide to learn more about Scholarly Communication as it applies to you as researcher and author. You can also check this guide for information about library services available in the area of publishing and research support. 

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What is Scholarly Communication?

Scholarly communication is the system through which research and scholarly outputs such as articles and books are created, evaluated, disseminated, and preserved. Check out the Scholarly Communication Blog for news and information about scholarly publishing news and activities at UMass Dartmouth. Some of the key topics covered by the vast scope of Scholarly Communication are:

  • Publishing Models
  • Open Educational Resources/Open Access
  • Peer Review
  • Storing and preserving scholarly works
  • Finding and accessing scholarly works
  • Authorship
  • Copyright/Fair Use
  • Journal Reputation

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Scholarly Communication Librarian

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Emma Wood

Claire T. Carney Library
Room 134
285 Old Westport Rd
Dartmouth, MA 02747