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  • Faculty services

    The library can support university faculty in their teaching, research and publishing efforts and with Library collections and e-resources.

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  • Fees for photo reproductions

    The fees Special Collections and University Archives charges for photocopying, scanning and reproducing images can be found in the schedule below. Ask a Librarian for further information.

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  • Apply for funding to make my work open access

    The UIC Research Open Access Publishing (ROAPP) fund supports faculty, researchers, staff, post-docs and students who want to make their journal articles open access, but are not supported by grants or contracts with funds to help cover open access or paid access publishing fees. The ROAPP fund provides financial support towards both open access fees and fees to commercial and not-for-profit publishers who provide open access to an article immediately upon publication for an additional fee.

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  • Open access publishing

    Publishing in an openly accessible venue makes your scholarship available to more people because there are no paywalls to prevent access. The Library supports open access through several initiatives, including an online journal publishing system, Journals@UIC; institutional memberships;INDIGO, UIC’s institutional repository; and the Research Open Access Publishing Fund (ROAPP) fund.  The library also encourages publishing in open access journals.  Learn more about our reasons for supporting open access.

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  • Submit work to INDIGO - UIC's institutional repository

    INDIGO is UIC’s institutional Repository. Faculty, staff and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship-published and unpublished-directly into INDIGO. Departments can use INDIGO to distribute their working papers, technical reports or other research materials.

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  • Select a journal to publish my article

    If you are not sure what journal is best to submit your article to, the library offers several tools and resources and online or in-person consultations.

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  • Obtain high quality image reproductions

    You may purchase digitized reproductions of images from Special Collections and University Archives for private study, scholarship or research. Just need a simple photocopy or PDF scan? Learn more about getting scans and photocopies.

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  • Get help with copyright & fair use

    The Library can provide some information about copyright and fair use: email copyright@uic.edu. However, for legal advice about the copyright law in the academic setting, consult the University of Illinois Office of Legal Counsel.

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  • Get permission to publish images from Special Collections and University Archives

    You may request permission to publish materials from the University Archives and our special collections of rare books, manuscripts, maps and photographs. Fill out the form below or Ask a Librarian for assistance.

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  • Get an ORCID ID

    An ORCID is a unique and persistent identifier for researchers—ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized.

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  • Measure the impact of my scholarship

    The UIC Library provides several resources to obtain information on the number of times your articles have been cited (Web of Science, Scopus) and that will calculate your h-index. GoogleScholar, a free resource, also provides this information.  In addition, various resources are available for altmetrics data which provides data on various metrics including acknowledgement on social media (twitter, CiteULIke, etc).

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  • Get help with data management

    Data management is the practice of keeping research data accessible and usable during and after a research project is complete. Well-managed data is essential for researchers in all fields and many funding agencies require applicants to plan for the longevity of their data and some are requiring researchers to share their data. The Library can help you with many aspects of data management.

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  • Comply with federal public access mandates for articles and data

    In 2013, the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy mandated that federal agencies with Research & Development budgets of over $100 million devise plans for providing access to research publications and data created as a result of grants. Learn more about Public Access Mandates for Federally Funded Research.

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