Research and Scholarly Communication Services

Research and Scholarly Communication Services

Managing and communicating research results is an essential part of science. Core scholarly communication service areas encompass publication and dissemination of scholarship, the NIH Public Access Policy, copyright and author rights, open access, digital research collections, research data management, and research impact measures.

We provide services to support the research and scholarly communication activities of UMMS faculty and students:

  • Copyright, Author Rights, Fair Use – resources and consultation
  • Digital Collections – eScholarship@UMMS – the freely available digital archive and publishing system offering worldwide access to the research and scholarly work of the University of Massachusetts Medical School community
  • NIH Public Access Policy – troubleshooting and training on understanding compliance, using the NIHMS system, PubMed’s My NCBI/My Bibliography, SciENcv, and more
  • Open Access – resources and information about open access and new models of scholarly publishing
  • Research Data Management Services – resources for data management best practices, funder mandates, and data sharing
  • Research Impact – traditional and emerging tools to measure your scholarly impact
  • Research Resources – information and tools for conducting research, including databases and scientific writing resources


Rebecca Reznik-Zellen, Head, Research & Scholarly Communication Services, 508-856-6810

Lisa Palmer, Institutional Repository Librarian, 508-856-4368

Last updated: 06/30/2015 10:48:00