This guide provides tools for faculty, researchers and students planning to submit a manuscript for publication. It also presents authors with information intended to help increase their research impact.
See also the library's Research Impact guide.
Ensure that your entire set of publications is discoverable and linked to you by creating an ORCID profile or using another unique ID.
Determine which journals are best suited to publish your research.
Learn how to make your research available through open access publishing; research that is freely available to everyone, regardless of institutional affiliation.
View resources for determining how to retain your copyright as an author.
Learn to evaluate open access journals for quality to avoid predatory publishing scams.
The HS/HSL's Research Connection is a comprehensive suite of programs and services designed to advance the success of UMB faculty, staff and students. Faculty librarians collaborate with you in each step of the research process: idea exploration, review of the published literature, information management, authorship, assessing the impact of research and more.