Scholarly Communication Services

Open Access

The ISU Library can help you discover opportunities, platforms, funding, and reasons to publish open access. Learn about what we're doing to improve access to scholarship worldwide. Get answers to your questions about open access, including questions on publishing in open access journals and self-archiving your work.

Open Data

The ISU Library can assist researchers with data management. Review our guides for more information or consider sharing your data in the ISU data repository, DataShare. 

Open Education

Librarians can help you find open educational resources (OER) to use in your courses, understand the Creative Commons licenses applied to OER, and adopt or develop educational materials that are free to students. 

Other Services

Author Rights/Copyright

Use our resources to get support understanding how to use copyrighted materials in your research, publications, and teaching.

Research Impact

The ISU Library offers workshops, consultations, and tools to evaluate and track your research. You can find more information about these with the resources linked below.



Scholarly Communication Staff
Subject Expertise Contact Person
Open Data Megan O'Donnell photo

Megan O'Donnell

Data Management & Science & Technology Librarian
Open Access & Open EducationAbbey Elder photo

Abbey Elder

Open Access & Scholarly Communication Librarian
Digital RepositoryHope Craft photo

Hope Craft

Digital Repository Specialist
Digital PressHarrison Inefuku photo

Harrison Inefuku

Scholarly Publishing Services Librarian