Scholarly Communication encompasses the scholarly research lifecycle from research to publication. Each stage of this process is affected by decisions made at previous stages, and ultimately effects how faculty and graduate research is disseminated and used. As a liaison librarian, you should be familiar with each stage of the research lifecycle, but also the related issues such as copyright, author rights, research data management and storage, publishing, open access, and digital archiving.
The Scholarly Communication and Data Services department provides expertise and support to UNLV scholars throughout the research lifecycle. Current initiatives of this dynamic and growing department include: