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Author's Rights

Alternative Publishing

We often think of publishing as referring to scholarly journal articles or monographs, but the publishing landscape encompasses much more than that. Consider the following research artifacts:

  • Conference papers and posters
  • White papers
  • Grey literature
  • Datasets

These are all potential ways to share research that aren't captured well in traditional publishing workflows. Additionally, work published in traditional journal venues is often inaccessible to the public due to paywalls. Open access platforms can provide alternative publishing venues that allow more readers to access the results of academic research. These include:

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship