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Scholarly Communications & Digital Publishing Services

SCDPS offers copyright consultations, publishing support, access to the institutional repository, and Open Access (OA) digital publishing tools to the WashU community

Digital Publishing Tools

Open Books: Interested in creating an open textbook or other open online publication without going through an academic publisher? Pressbooks, an easy-to-use authoring tool, is available to WashU faculty to write and publish openly licensed books on a professional self-publishing platform. Contact to learn more.

Open Journals: Do you want to create an online academic journal? The Libraries offer access to Janeway, an open publishing platform with support from submission to publication. Any member of the WashU community, including students, is eligible. Contact to learn more.

Web Publishing: Experiment with digital scholarship and publishing tools on your own customizable website! The Libraries provide the WashU community with free web space to develop and host their own digital publishing projects through reclaim hosting. Training is available for setting up your website and building an Omeka digital exhibit. Contact to learn more.