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Open Access & Scholarly Communication: Scholarly Communication

Scholarly Communication Defined

Scholarly communication is the system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality, disseminated to the scholarly community, and preserved for future use... 

Fundamentally,scholarly research is that it is created as a public good to facilitate inquiry and knowledge.

- Principles and Strategies for the Reform of Scholarly Communication by the Association of College & Research Libraries

Scholarly Communication Resources on the Web