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Scholarly Communication

This guide is for UNLV authors. It provides resources on open access, publishing, bibliometrics, and more.


SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resource Council, is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working together to create a more open system of scholarly communication.

Peruse their website for retrospective and current information.



Scholarly Communication Tools & Resources

The rapid evolution of the scholarly communication process has engaged new models of research and publication dissemination tools and methods, providing multiple avenues to navigate its evolving processes:

Open Access to Research Tools
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
OpenDOAR: Directory of Open Access Repositories
Registry of Open Access Repositories

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