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 For Graduate Students

Presenting your work to peers and future colleagues, 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...

  • Evaluate conferences and journals as possible outlets for your work.
  • 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 presentations or publications. 

Preserve and Share Research (Open Access)

We can help you...

  • Make your work globally accessible.
  • Understand article processing charges.
  • Understand your rights surrounding your thesis or dissertation.
  • Understand your ETD (electronic thesis or dissertation) copyrights.

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