The TXST University Libraries’ Scholarly Communications Team educates users about the transformation of scholarly communication and provides services meant to foster a more sustainable publishing ecosystem.
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University Libraries Scholarly Communications Team 2020 - 2021
Scholarly communication is a multi-faceted term that encompasses various aspects of research and scholarship. It can be defined succinctly as "the system of people, procedures, and tools through which the results of research and scholarship are registered, evaluated, disseminated, and preserved" (Ober, 2008).
Issues that may be considered under the umbrella of scholarly communication include:
These issues impact:
Decisions made in these areas may have a broad impact in the classroom, in the conduct of research, and the ways in which research and scholarship are shared. The position that an academic institution takes on these matters can affect not only its students, faculty, and staff, but also its standing and reputation.