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About Scholarly Communication Services

FAU Libraries Scholarly Communication Services (SCS) provides support to all FAU campuses by addressing the wide range of issues related to creating, evaluating, disseminating, and preserving the outputs of research and scholarship. 


  • Consultations, presentations, and events for staff, students, faculty, and campus groups.  
  • Services can be provided synchronously (face-to-face or online via Zoom, WebEx, or Microsoft Teams) or asynchonously (video recording). 
  • Make your request.


Copyright   Copyright  : Fair use, Copyright for Teaching & Instruction, Public Domain, Creative Commons, and more.

Open Access   Open Access : Open Access models, paying APCs, find an OA publisher.

   Journal / Research Impact : Journal Impact Factor (JIF) and other bibliometrics, find a JIF.

   Scholarly Publishing : Choose a publisher, deceptive or predatory publishers

  Researcher Profile & Identifier Management : Scopus Profile, Publons, Mendeley, ORCID and other persistent identifiers

In coordination with library liaisons, SCS also promotes the use of Open Education Resources (OER):

   Open Education Resources

*Like these Research Guides, or would you like something tailored for your course or assignment?  If so, get in touch or make a request for scholarly communication services!  SCS materials and learning objects that can be used for teaching, learning, or training, and can be freely used for educational purposes. 

See the Scholarly Communication Services Blog:

Contact Scholarly Communication Services

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Kristy Padron
She / Her / Hers
LY3, Room 154
Boca Raton Campus
(561) 297-4318

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Last updated on Oct 7, 2021 4:40 PM