The Scholarly Communication Program supports and promotes research produced at Illinois State University.
It provides faculty, students, and staff with the following services and resources:
We offer help with your copyright needs and are happy to answer your questions. What can Copyright Services do for you?
ISU ReD collects and provides open access to the scholarly and creative output of faculty, students, and staff at Illinois State University. The repository makes these journal articles, reports, theses and dissertations, posters, presentations, and more freely available to readers worldwide.
Our journal hosting program provides editorial staff with the tools and support needed to publish open-access, peer-reviewed electronic journals.
Planning a conference? Contact us to create a conference website, manage submissions, post proceedings online, and more.
Dissertations and theses by Illinois State University graduate students are published online in ISU ReD.
The scholarly communication librarian is available for workshops and presentations on author rights, open access publishing, and other scholarly communication topics.
Curious about the reputation of a particular journal or publisher? Do you need information on predatory journals and publishers, and ways you can evaluate a publishing venue? We can help, contact a librarian.
Manage your impact by understanding traditional and emerging metrics, maintaining an updated scholarly profile, depositing your work in ISU ReD, and registering for unique researcher IDs such as ORCID. For more information, meet with a librarian.
Open educational resources (OERs) are freely-available and without licensing or copyright restrictions. Examples include textbooks, journal articles, syllabi, assignments, and any other free material that supports teaching, learning, and research. Contact a librarian for assistance with finding, evaluating, using, and/or authoring OERs.