Publish and distribute

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Publish strategically

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.

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Open Access

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.

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Library publishing agreements

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.

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Administration of ISBN

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.

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Questionable publishers and journals

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.

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Register in DiVA

Register and publish your student thesis, dissertation or research publication in DiVA. You need a LiU account to log in and register.

Register in DiVA
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Research dissemination

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.

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Linköping University Electronic Press

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.

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Open Access Week

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.



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