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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

Build Your Research Skills @ UCD Library

This semester, UCD Library Research Services is running in-person presentations and workshops on a range of practical topics to help support your research. Click on the image above for the full list of events available to book.

UCD Library Research Toolkit for Graduate and PhD Students

In addition to Build Your Research Skills an online 6-week lunchtime seminar programme UCD Library Research Toolkit will cover topics including Finding and Using Information, Academic Digital Identity + Social Media, Open Scholarship, Data Management Planning, an Introduction to GIS, and an Introduction to Searching for Systematic Reviews

Click on the image above to book & attend any of these Library events

Scholarly Communications Librarian

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Aoife Quinn Hegarty
Research Services,
Level 2,
James Joyce Library,
Dublin 4.
+353 (1) 7167530