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Create or use copyrighted works

If you are writing a term paper or publishing a scholarly book, you may be including images, text, and facsimiles from the published (or unpublished) work of others.

If you are depositing your dissertation, or signing a publisher's contract, you might have questions about your rights under copyright as the author. 

If you've published an article or book but you want to share your article or a chapter or two of your book, is there a way to do this? 

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Identify where to publish

With thousands of academic journals across every field of intellectual endeavor, choosing where to submit a new piece of research or writing is increasingly daunting. Solicitations from so-called "predatory" journals increase the stakes for early-career researchers and postgraduate students. 

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Measure the impact of your publishing

Measuring the scholarly impact of your research publications is achieved through publication metrics analysis or Bibliometrics. It measures how often and where a publication is cited and in some cases it can measure its impact within the context of social media. 

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ScholarlyCommons--Institutional Repository

ScholarlyCommons ( is the University of Pennsylvania's open access institutional repository for gathering, indexing, storing, and making widely available the scholarly output of the Penn community. Reflecting the University of Pennsylvania's core values of inclusion, innovation, and impact, ScholarlyCommons shares the exceptional works of Penn faculty, staff, and students…

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