Creation, transformation, dissemination and preservation of knowledge related to teaching, research and scholarly endeavors. Issues covered by scholarly communications include author rights, the economics of scholarly resources, new models of publishing including open access, institutional repositories, rights and access to federally funded research, and preservation of intellectual assets.
Information for Authors:
Author Rights - Retain your author rights by submitting an Author Addendum with your article submissions. This let the publisher know you want to retain your copyright of your intellectual property. It allows you to personally use the article information, and share it with others in the future. For more information on Author Rights checkout this detailed Library Resource Page.
Article Open Access Publishing Fund - Texas Woman’s University Libraries has a pilot fund to assist with Open Access publishing fees. Some Journals require “Author Publishing Charges (APC’s)” to make an article Open Access.
Information about Publishing:
Open Access (OA) - Texas Woman’s University Libraries support Open Access(OA) by providing an Institutional Repository the University Community can submit scholarly work to. Repository@TWU has been working with Faculty and students to load articles and other scholarship they are working on along with loading Dissertations and Theses from graduates.
OA Models - There are several different ways in which articles can be placed in Open Access. Checkout this page for more information about publishing in Open Access.
Open Data - Texas Woman’s University Libraries are exploring how to best help researchers meet the Research Data Management(RDM) Grant institutions are requiring. Assisting with Data Management Plans and long term preservation of research data for future researchers to analyze and replicate research studies.
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