Scholarly Communication

Who is involved in Scholarly Communication?


Scholarly communication is a broad conversation involving researchers, academics, students, higher education administrators, libraries, publishers, nonprofit groups and private entities, governments, and the public.


It can take place in various formal and informal spaces; on campuses, in coffee shops and art galleries, at academic conferences and international research forums, and in cyberspace.

What are we talking about?

Scholarly communication conversations involve issues around open access, data management, research productivity and impact, copyright and author's rights, publishing strategies, access issues and open access, alternative metrics (altmetrics), research partnerships, multidisciplinary research platforms, and researcher IDs, profiles, and communities.