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Scholarly Publishing

UT Libraries provides several resources and expertise for scholarly publication, including awareness of new tools and initiatives that help UT Austin faculty, students, and staff with their research needs.

Identity Tools

Establishing a professional image is important in the publishing world. This guide will help you get started, providing the necessary tools for curating publications and enhancing your scholarly online presence.

ResearcherID has moved to Publons

Publons is the new environment where you can benefit from the improved Web of Science ResearcherID, add your publications, track your citations, and manage your Web of Science record.



If you have a ResearcherID account, login to ResearcherID on Publons, or register with new account & join Publons.

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a unique, persistent identifier that distinguishes you from other researchers and contributing authors. More information.

Helpful tips and examples from Springer.


Google Scholar Citations provides an easy way for authors to display their publications, track citations, and obtain citation metrics, including the h-index. 

Setup - profile

Update and correct errors - Updates.

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Publishing Your Work

Open access policy for UT Libraries' staff (last updated Oct 31, 2016)

UT Open Memberships & Author Benefits

UT Libraries participate in a number of open access publishing initiatives. Some of these initiatives include direct benefits to authors.

  • BioMed Central - 15% discount on article processing charge (APC)
  • Luminos - 30% discount on the title publication fee
  • MDPI - 10% discount on APC
  • PeerJ - funds available for UT Austin authors to pay PeerJ APCs
  • Portland Press - receive discount on APC

Other open access memberships provide UT Austin support for more sustainable publishing models.

If you have specific questions about one of these memberships or other open access publishing initiatives, please contact your subject specialist or the Scholarly Communications Librarian.

These tools are not white lists or black lists. They are designed to provide some information about the transparency and quality of the publication services of a given journal. They should be used in conjunction with disciplinary knowledge, consultation with colleagues, and the author’s own professional judgment. -- C. Lyon, Scholarly Communications Librarian, UT Libraries, Austin (UT Libraries Blogs, Open Access, Publishing)

Open Textbook Library

Free, openly-licensed textbooks, download at no cost, or printed at low cost.

Retraction Watch - Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process

Top 10 most highly cited retracted papers


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