Do you have questions about academic publishing or promoting your research? Check out these library services and tools that can help you amplify the impact of your work, navigate the publishing landscape, and make your research more discoverable.
Stanford Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communications assists Stanford University faculty, staff, and students in navigating copyright issues relevant to research, publishing, and teaching.
Open access enables the free and immediate sharing of peer-reviewed scholarly publications. Stanford Libraries supports Stanford faculty, students, and staff in making their work open and navigating the open-access publishing landscape.
An ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a unique identifier that connects you to your scholarship and differentiates you from other researchers, facilitating recognition of your work.
DOIs (Digital Object Identifier)
All scholarly outputs benefit from a DOI to ensure perpetual accessibility. We can help you get one and learn how to make the most of it.
Dissertation and thesis submission (PhD, JSD, DMA, engineering master's)
Graduated and enrolled Stanford students pursuing these degrees may submit their dissertations and theses through Axess.
Capstone and thesis submission (undergraduate honors, master's)
Do you have a capstone, honors thesis, or master's thesis that you want to preserve and make accessible? Give it a forever home by archiving it in the Stanford Digital Repository.
SDR (Stanford Digital Repository)
The SDR allows Stanford users to easily deposit research outputs where they will be instantly available and preserved indefinitely.
Publisher requirement, funding-agency mandate, or open-science ambassador? Whatever your reason for sharing research data, you’ll want to carefully consider what exactly to share and how to share it. Learn more about how to describe your data, how to choose a repository, and why and how to choose a license.
RIALTO (research intelligence)
Our RIALTO service assists schools, departments, shared facilities, and other campus stakeholders in gathering and analyzing information regarding publications and other research outputs.