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Copyright Information: how to avoid receiving a takedown notice from a publisher and what to do if you get one........more

THE CENTRE FOR SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION has moved to the 6th floor of the Taylor Family Digital Library.  Please come and visit us there!

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CENTRE FOR SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION: REPORT ON THE FIRST 14 MONTHS........ more

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The Centre for Scholarly Communication Mission Statement

The Centre for Scholarly Communication provides innovative solutions for the creation, evaluation, dissemination, and preservation of the research output of the academy. A priority for Libraries and Cultural Resources, the Centre enables scholars through:

  • Sustainable electronic publishing using a variety of platforms
    • Open Access Publishing Fund
    • UofC Press books
    • Journal Hosting
    • Innovative and combined online/print publications
  • Robust dissemination of digital collections in multiple formats
    • Text, image, audio, and video collections
    • Institutional Repository for scholarly material
    • Use statistics
  • A platform for partnerships and discussion of trends and ideas
    • Copyright consultation
    • Proposing and developing new digital collections
    • Partnering to apply for digital collections grants
  • Solutions for longer term preservation of digital collections
    • Licensed and original materials
    • Partnerships in preservation consortia
    • Synergies preservation project