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Faculty Resources: Scholarly Communication

Scholarly Communication

The system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality, disseminated to the scholarly community, and preserved for future use. The system includes both formal means of communication, such as publication in peer-reviewed journals, and informal channels, such as electronic listservs.

More information can be found on our Scholarly Communication and Open Access guide.

Citation Managers

Please note: the University and the Libraries do not subscribe to any citation managers.

This page provides information on EndNote Online, which is available to Miami users through the Libraries' Web of Science subscription.  There is also information on using Zotero and Mendeley, which are free citation mangers.

Scholarly Commons @ MiamiOH

The Scholarly Commons is Miami University's digital repository for scholarly work created by faculty, students, and staff. By offering a central location for depositing research or other scholarly work (including datasets, working papers, pre-publication scholarship, and published papers), the Scholarly Commons makes research available to a wider audience, helps ensure its long-term preservation, and can be used to fulfill grant-funded mandates such as those from NSF and NIH. The Scholarly Commons is built using DSpace, open-source software created at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Measure Your Impact

Altmetrics are a subset of article level metrics (ALMs). ALMs aggregate a variety of data points that may quantify the impact of an article, the extent to which it has been socialized, and its immediacy. It has been proposed as an alternative to the widely used journal impact factor and personal citation indices like the h-index. The term altmetrics was coined in 2010 by Jason Priem as a generalization of article level metrics.

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Copyright & Open Access

Learn more about resources related to copyright and open access.

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