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Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly publishing is undergoing fundamental transformations, and the UB Libraries want to help you understand how these changes impact your scholarly endeavors. Contact Christopher Hollister or Karlen Chase for more information.


  • Archiving Your Scholarship

    The UB Libraries can provide assistance with sustainable, long-term, online preservation of your work (articles, data and other scholarly output).

  • Copyright

    This research guide explains copyright, primarily U.S. copyright, which is only one type of intellectual property. For information about patents or trademarks, visit the U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office site. For more information about patents, check out the Patents guide.
  • Research Impact

    This research guide offers an overview of ways to track your research impact through citation metrics. Maximize your research impact by identifying the best journal for your work, considering open access publishing options and depositing your work in the UB Institutional Repository.

  • Open Access Publishing

    This research guide provides a brief introduction to open access publishing. Open access (OA) is the free availability of an article, journal or other work on the Internet. There are varying levels of openness, but a work that is OA is free to access and read.

  • Open Educational Resources

    This research guide provides an introduction to finding, creating and licensing open educational resources (OER). OER are free and openly licensed educational materials that can be used for teaching, learning, research and other purposes. SUNY and UB offer various levels of support for OER creation and adoption.