Scholarly Communications Office

The Scholarly Communications Office (SCO) works with the Princeton University community throughout the life cycle of the research and publishing process in the following areas:

  • Preservation & Sharing. Share and preserve scholarship produced by Princeton faculty, researchers and graduate students in digital form. 
  • Copyright & Publishing Advice. Advise faculty and researchers regarding copyright and publishing, especially related to open access.
  • Advocacy. Provides campus-wide advocacy for open access to scholarship.
  • Education & Outreach. Educate the campus community on the changing landscape of scholarly communications, including new publishing models, open access, and innovative scholarly communications platforms.
  • Policy Watch. Monitors local and national policies related to copyright, open access and scholarly publishing and informs the University community, engaging with its scholars.

We offer a variety of services in the above areas. Please feel free to contact us at for any questions.