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This site is designed to support University of Ottawa faculty, researchers, and graduate students by providing information on the changing landscape of scholarly communication.

Here you will find information on new publishing models, author rights, open access to research, research metrics, and the preservation of intellectual output of the university.

Scholarly communication is an ongoing process that involves the creation, evaluation, dissemination and preservation of knowledge related to teaching, research and scholarship.

uO Research

uO Research is the University’s digital repository. An essential component of uOttawa’s scholarly communication system, it a space for collecting, preserving and providing open access to research created by faculty, researchers and students.

Open access

The University of Ottawa has a strong commitment to making research available in open access, believing that broad dissemination of knowledge and research without access barriers is a great benefit to society as a whole.

Open journal hosting

The Library supports new modes of publishing by offering an online journal hosting service using Open Journal Systems (OJS) software for the management of the publishing process, including submission, peer-review and online publication.

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