Scholarly Communications Office Services

The Princeton Library Scholarly Communication Office serves the faculty and students by promoting open access, assisting with copyright questions and scholarly communication issues. 

Open Access Assistance

Working with OIT, the Scholarly Communication Office leads the implementation of Princeton Open Access Policy through campus outreach and building the Princeton Open Access Repository. Assistance is available to help faculty comply with the open access policy, as well as any funding agency’s public access policies.

Research Data Managment 

The Research Data Management Team (RDMTeam) offers assistance and training that will help you create data management plans for grant applications, identify appropriate repositories for your research data, understand repository requirements, and deposit data into DataSpace at Princeton University.

Copyright Assistance

Working with the Office of General Counsel, the Scholarly Communication Office assists faculty and students in a variety of questions related to copyright (such as how to legally share your publications, how to retain some of author rights when publishing, creative commons questions), fair use, and permissions.

Educational Programs

The Scholarly Communication Office hosts events and training to raise the awareness of Open Access and Scholarly Communication issues at Princeton and provide guidance to faculty, researchers and students who wish to make their work open access. 

The Scholarly Communications Office provides information about copyright and scholarly communications. However, the office does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, please consult the Office of General Counsel.