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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 Scholarly Communications office 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)
  • NIH Public Access Policy (PubMed Central, PMCIDs, eRA Commons RPPR)
  • Harvard Open Access Policy
  • Institutional Repositories (Facilitated Deposit into DASH and PubMed Central) 
  • Research Impact Metrics
  • Open Access Publishing
  • Fair Use and Copyright

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

P. Scott Lapinski, Scholarly Communication & Research Librarian
email: psl6@hms.harvard.edu