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Open Access & Scholarly Communication: OA at Linfield
Resources on open access and scholarly communication.
This 4-minute informational video was created to help educate people about open access. It provides a basic definition, addresses some common myths and questions, and introduces viewers to several open access resources.
Why Publish in DigitalCommons@Linfield?
There are many advantages to publishing your work in DigitalCommons@Linfield:
Increased visibility for your scholarship and creative works
Preservation and access to content through a permanent URL
Promotion of open access principles
Scholarly communication depends on access to research
Sharing your work encourages others to share
Providing direct access to articles and other content for users around the globe improves opportunities for knowledge exchange
Monthly download reports to monitor usage and citations to your work
Ability for students to link to their work in applications for graduate school or jobs
Advancement of Linfield’s academic reputation
Promotion of underutilized scholarship, including student work
Opportunities to learn more about intellectual property, copyright, and author rights
Find out more about available access options and concerns about plagiarism.
DigitalCommons Coordinator/Associate Professor
Linfield University firstname.lastname@example.org
The Linfield community can participate in open access publishing through Linfield's institutional repository, DigitalCommons@Linfield. DigitalCommons@Linfield promotes the discovery and sharing of, and provides long-term access to, the intellectual and creative works of the faculty, students, and staff of Linfield University, as well as the history and development of the institution.
This 75-second video gives a brief introduction to DigitalCommons@Linfield.
What Content Is in DigitalCommons@Linfield?
Some examples of the varied collections in DigitalCommons@Linfield are: