Scholarly communication refers to the wide network of ways researchers, academics, artists and others create, analyze, disseminate, and preserve their scholarly work. This includes formal channels, like peer-reviewed journal articles and informal channels, like on social media.
The library supports this life cycle in a variety of ways including:
The Association of College and Research Libraries maintains a fantastic overview of Scholarly Communication for those looking to learn more.
Four of the most immediately useful resources for those new to open access policies are:
Olin is a member of the Coalition of Open Access Institutions (COAPI)