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Journal price increases are outpacing library budgets and limiting access to research. Find out more about costs...
Scholars relinquish control of their own work by signing over intellectual property rights. Find out more about author's rights...
New Publishing Models
Dissatisfaction with the existing scholarly communication system has led to the development of new publishing models, including open access and digital repositories. Find out more about new publishing models...
UIC has taken many steps to address scholarly communication issues. For more details about the initiatives listed below, click here.
Preserve Rights to Your Work
CIC Statement on Publishing Agreements and Author's Addendum (.doc)
Read Provost Tanner's Analysis of Scholarly Publishing
Copyrights and the Paradox of Scholarly Publishing
INDIGO, UIC's institutional repository is an online collection of the research and scholarship of faculty, students, and staff at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Open Access Publishing
The UIC Library provides support for open access publishing using the OJS software, Journals@UIC
UIC Institutional Memberships
The UIC Library supports UIC authors publishing in open access journals via institutional memberships