A researcher has a lot to gain from a strategic approach when choosing a journal to publish in. Depending on what you want to achieve with your publication, there are different aspects to consider.
Open Access (OA) means that scientific articles are published freely online free of charge or other barriers to the reader. Through CC (Creative Commons) licenses, you can, as an author, specify how others may use your material.
Linköping University Library has signed agreements with publishers that gives Linköping University authors discount on the APC when publishing Open Access (OA) articles in journals. Find out more about available discounts.
Dissertations and books published at Linköping University receive an ISBN. Dissertations are also given a number in the dissertation series it is part of. At LiU, the library administer the assignment of ISBNs and dissertation numbers.
The increased Open Access publication of articles has resulted in fraudulent publishers offering researchers quick and cheap publishing solely to earn money. They are usually called predatory publishers / journals.
Register and publish your student thesis, dissertation or research publication in DiVA. You need a LiU account to log in and register.
For your publications to be read, it is important that your readers can easily find them. As a researcher there is much you can do to help readers find your publications and thereby increase their impact.
Linköping University Electronic Press (LiU E-Press) is the university’s own publisher. LiU E-Press is committed to disseminating LiU research results by making publications by researchers and students at LiU openly accessible.
The International Open Access Week is held annually as a celebration of Open Access and Open Science. During Open Access Week 2023, the Library hosted a series of open webinars and pop-up events on campus.
Bibliometrics involves quantitative studies of scientific publications and measures, for example, productivity and impact. The library delivers publication statistics for LiU and assists departments and research groups with bibliometric analyses.
University Rankings have been highly publicised in recent years. Listed here are the rankings, including subject rankings, that are of relevance to Linköping University.
There are two different models of bibliometric analyses: citation analysis and analysis by the Norwegian model.