Research Links: List of Databases, Course Reserves

Quick Search: Articles, newspapers, books and ebooks, videos and more. Results primarily available online but may also include books available in the library or articles that can be requested for email delivery from ILLiad.
Books: Print and online books available from UNLV Libraries or by ILLiad request.
Articles: Articles from academic journals, magazines and newspapers.

Library Information: Pages on library web site, for example research guides, library policies and procedures, hours and events.

Scholarly Publishing

Understanding your rights as an author, effectively disseminating your work through open access, and preserving your scholarship for the future are all key steps in the scholarly publication process.

Author Rights

We can help you...

  • Understand your rights and prepare for negotiations with publishers.
  • Use an author addendum with a copyright transfer agreement.
  • Utilize Creative Commons licenses to enable your research to be used and shared by others.

Copyright and Fair Use

We can guide you to...

  • Resources on determining “fair use.”
  • Resources on requesting copyright permission for use (in teaching, research images, etc.).
  • Open educational resources for use in the classroom.

Preserve and Share Research (Open Access)

We can help you...

  • Make your work globally accessible.
  • Understand article processing charges.
  • Preserve and showcase your work in DigitalScholarship@UNLV (UNLV’s institutional repository).

Publish a Scholarly Journal

We can help you...

  • Explore hosting options in DigitalScholarship@UNLV (the institutional repository).
  • Develop policies for newly created journals.
  • Learn more about journal indexing - what it takes to get your journal into research databases.

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