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Publish and Share

KU Libraries faculty and staff advise and assist faculty, staff, and students in sharing their research in print and digital forms. Our staff are knowledgeable in the areas of copyright and author’s rights, scholarly impact, and open access. KU Libraries also hosts KU ScholarWorks—the institutional repository of the University of Kansas—and an array of online scholarly journals.

Copyright & Scholarly Communication

KU Libraries' Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright assists faculty and students to share their scholarly work using complementary online tools like KU ScholarWorks, to manage the complex copyrights associated with those works and the works of other scholars and to learn more about the shifting system of scholarly communication in which they are major stakeholders.

Digital Publishing

KU Libraries offers support to the KU community for the design, management and distribution of online journals, conference proceedings, monographs, and other scholarly content.

Electronic Theses/Dissertations

KU Libraries offer assistance to students in formatting, citation management, and submitting their theses and dissertations to UMI.

GIS and Data Services

KU Libraries offers support in developing data management plans and GIS consultations regarding statistics, data, and maps for publication.

Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities

The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities (IDRH) provides various opportunities for sharing digital humanities research, including an annual DH Forum, monthly seminars, and occasional workshops. IDRH faculty and staff can also consult on tools and venues for publishing and disseminating digital humanities projects and research, and advise on evaluating digital projects for promotion & tenure.


Ada Emmett
Head of the Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright
Watson Library
Brian Rosenblum
Co-Director of the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities
Watson Library

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