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Scholarly Communication

Learn more about current topics in the field of Scholarly Communication.

ScholarsArchive Terms of Use

Find collection and submission criteria for ScholarsArchive, Brigham Young University’s Institutional Repository. The repository is designed to make material such as research, publications, data, and historical documents openly available.

BYU Copyright Licensing Information

The Copyright Licensing Office supports the academic and religious mission of Brigham Young University by (1) providing copyright education, training and policy advisement; (2) assuring effective and appropriate copyright/licensing practices; (3) organizing licensing/rights information in a central location, and (4) assessing national/international copyright policy and legal developments.

Submitting to BYU’s ScholarsArchive

View easy steps to upload your work to BYU’s ScholarsArchive.

Creating an Author Account

Find out what to do if you have received an email as a new author to our repository, are wondering how to create an author account in ScholarsArchive, or you are interested in what information is available in your author account.

Using SHERPA RoMEO

Find out how to use the SHERPA RoMEO site to check publisher copyright polices and what permissions are granted for archiving previously published articles in an Institutional Repository.

Open Access

Open Access is the immediate, free availability of scholarly research, with rights to fully use these works in the digital environment.

BYU Affordability

BYU Affordability is available to provide students and professors with the highest quality educational materials at a lower cost.

Altmetrics

The concept of Article-Level Metrics, or Altmetrics, is a hot topic in the world of Scholarly Communications. Academics are looking for better ways to measure scholarship impact.

Academic Research Blog

Read periodic updates about Scholarly Communication events at BYU, ScholarsArchive statistics, current trends in Digital Scholarship, and more. To subscribe to the blog list and receive an email update when a new post is added, please send an email to ellen_amatangelo@byu.edu.

Data Management Guide

This guide is designed to help you manage your research output in a more efficient, organized, and durable manner. You will learn how to keep to copyright laws, how to better organize your data, and how to present it in a way your audience will understand. The skills learned in this guide will not only help you but will also help you to preserve your data for future researchers in a way they will be able to access and navigate better.