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Scholarly Communications: Introduction

This guide provides useful information on scholarly publishing, such as finding the best journal, author identity, or promoting publications and communications.

The Purpose of this Guide

This guide provides information to help you develop an effective publication strategy, including:

  • Factors to consider when deciding where to publish
  • Advice on how to ensure your research is identifiable
  • Promoting & communicating your research
  • Tracking & monitoring your research impact

It is mainly aimed at early career researchers, but some suggestions and tips might be of interest for established authors as well. For more detailed information on many of the topics referred to in this guide, please see our related guides linked to below.

Further advice and support is also available through the UCD Research & Innovation Services Portal

Related Guides

Library Webinars

UCD Library "Discovery" Webinar Series for Researchers


This semester, UCD Library Research Services are running a series of short, 30-minute introductory webinars via Zoom on a range of practical topics to help support your research. There will also be time for Q&A and discussion, so bring along your questions!

Click on  the image above to book a webinar of interest to you.

One-to-one Support

Head of Research Services

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Michelle Dalton
Contact:
Research Services,
Level 2,
James Joyce Library,
Belfield,
Dublin 4.
+353 (1) 7167530