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Scholarly Communications

Information for the Smith College community on topics in Scholarly Communications including: open access, author's rights, copyright, and more.

What is Scholarly Communication?

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) top line definition of scholarly communication is as follows:

“The system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality, disseminated to the scholarly community, and preserved for future us.”

scholarly communication cycle

How Does Smith Support Open Access Scholarship?