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Scholarly Communication and Open Science Initiatives

Countway Library Services and Support for Scholarly Publishing, Open Science, and Public Access Policies.

The Publishing & Data Services team at Countway Library is here to assist researchers at each stage of the publishing process, and provide support to increase the dissemination, access, and impact of Harvard scholarship. 

We provide guidance, consultations, and support for Harvard students, faculty, and administration in:

  • Scholarly Publishing (manuscript preparation; formatting; journal submission)
  • ETD Submissions
  • NIH Public Access Policy (PubMed Central, PMCIDs, eRA Commons RPPR)
  • Harvard's Open Access Policies
  • Institutional Repositories (facilitated deposit into DASH and PubMed Central) 
  • Research Data Management & Open Data Policies
  • Research Impact Metrics (H-index; citation impact; altmetrics; Journal Impact Factors)
  • Open Access Publishing (Creative Commons licenses; Author Publishing Charges; journal selection)
  • Fair Use and Copyright (reusing copyright-protected content; understanding Copyright Transfer Agreements)

For questions or to set up a consultation, please contact: 

P. Scott Lapinski, Associate Director, Scholarly Communication and Open Science Initiatives

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