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Copy of Scholarly Communication/Publication: Intro

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What is Scholarly Communication?

Welcome

Welcome to this LibGuide on Scholarly Communication/Publishing.    I hope you will find the resources useful.  If you have any queries or suggestions about this LibGuide, please contact Denise Nicholson (see contact details in Profile).

 

LIBGUIDE CONTENTS:

  • Introduction and Definitions
  • Publishing/Publishers
  • Publishing Trends
  • Evaluating Journals
  • Accredited Journals
  • Predatory Publishers
  • Bibliometrics
  • Altmetrics
  • Ethics and Plagiarism
  • Copyright
  • Data Management
  • Myths about Open Access
  • Open Access Monographs
  • Open Science
  • Scholarly Communication and Open Access
  • Wits Scholarship and Open Access
  • Research Process and Resources
  • Wits Library Services and Resources

 

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