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Scholarly Communications

Welcome to the Texas Tech University Libraries website for scholarly communications. This site is a resource for the Texas Tech University community containing information about issues and resources related to scholarly communications.


What is scholarly communications?

Scholarly communications refers to the creation, dissemination and use of scholarly works. Under the old model, scholars were bound by the requirements of publishers in order to publish scholarship. However, a new model is emerging as a result of technological advancements and the desire to share information without the confines and costs associated with traditional publishing.


The Texas Tech University Libraries is engaging in this new model for the benefit of the Texas Tech University community. ThinkTech is a service offered by the University Libraries.


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