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Scholarly Communication: Background

Guide to understanding author rights and publishing, including publishing through Fordham

Understanding Scholarly Communications

The purpose of this research guide is to introduce faculty and graduate students to the scholarly publishing landscape. If you need further assistance, please e-mail the librarians listed on this guide to book a one-on-one consultation.

Scholarly Communication Lifecycle

This Research Guide provides background information and tips about the rapidly changing landscape of scholarly communication.

Flow chart showing scholarly communications lifecycle

[Image description: Step 1: Research, Data Collection & Analysis; Step 2: Authoring; Step 3: Peer Review; Step 4: Publication; Step 5: Discovery & Dissemination.]

Image credit: ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit

Books on Scholarly Communication

This list contains a selection of books. Please check the catalog for additional titles.

Online Resources

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