Research Commons

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Research Impact

Tracking and Enhancing the Impact of your Research

Selecting a Journal

See the Journal Metrics page for information on journal impact factors and rankings.  


Open Access and Author Rights

Copyright Services at OSU Libraries provides information and consultation on copyright, including assistance with publisher agreements and retaining your rights in your copyrighted work.


SHERPA/RoMEO is a directory of publishers' policies on self-archiving in open access repositories.

Repositories for Preprints and Other Research Outputs (Not Comprehensive)

A group of preprint communities using the OSF infrastructure. Among those included are: AgriXiv, EarthArXiv, EcoEvoRxivECSarXiv, engrXiv, FocUS Archive, LawArXiv, LIS Scholarship ArchiveMediArXiv, MetaArXiv (formerly BITSS), MindRxiv, NutriXiv, paleorXiv, PsyArXiv, SocArXiv, and SportRxiv.

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