Document Type


Presentation Date

Fall 2021


Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand challenges of current scholarly communication system.
  2. Learn about different pathways to open access.
  3. Learn about Rowan University Libraries (RUL) publishing agreements that allow Rowan authors to publish open access with no Article Processing Charges (APCs).


Scholarly publishing is an important part of a faculty member’s academic and scholarly lifecycle. With the rise of digital and open access publishing, however, it is important to have an understanding of open access especially in the context of the changing scholarly communication system. In this workshop, attendees will learn the current challenges in the scholarly communication system, understand the different pathways to open access and learn about the open access publishing opportunities that Rowan University Libraries has made available to Rowan authors via publisher agreements.

Skill levels for attendees: Little to no experience

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