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Scholarly Communication and Publishing

This guide is designed for those wishing to publish their research.

Submitting to Publishers

When submitting to publishers, it's important to check each journal's requirements for submission guidelines. You can often find these on their websites, or while you're searching through various journal finders and suggesters.

Example: Business Horizons This link opens in a new window - look for a link to the Guide For Authors.

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It is important for authors to understand their rights in regard to their academic outputs before they sign contracts with publishers or publish in open access journals where authors will need to assign Creative Commons licenses to their work to ensure that others do use it in inequitable ways. Here are some resources to help begin to understand more about copyright.

Below you will find a one hour video with robust information on how to get published in an academic journal: