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Introduction to Scholarly Communication

Intended for graduate students, this guide provides essential information for graduate students to maximize the impact of their scholarly endeavors.

Subject Guide

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Michael Fosmire

Action Items

Identify where your research is on the research cycle. 

The actors in the scholarly communication cycle

  • Researcher - consumer of scientific knowledge; creator of new scientific knowledge
  • Author - Initial communicator of new scientific knowledge
  • Peer Reviewer - quality control agent for new scientific knowledge
  • Publisher - Distributor of scientific knowledge

The Scholarly Communication Cyle

Scholarly Communication Cycle

Scholarly Communication Lifecycle pdf