Students posing for Open Access.

Scholarly communication

We offer tools and support to help you throughout the scholarly communication lifecycle, from research to publishing and preservation.

Center for the Advancement of Digital ScholarshipThe Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship leads the Libraries scholarly communication efforts. Our staff can help researchers navigate publishing opportunities, consult on copyright, discover how to create and support open access materials and more.

Learn more about the Center and meet our knowledgeable staff.



OER grants

Our Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative provides instructors up to $5,000 to create or adopt open educational resources for their classes. The program has saved K-State students millions of dollars while providing instructors resources to enhance their course materials.



Bonella teaching a graduate workshop class.

Explore our services

We offer a variety of services to support scholarly publishing. Our staff can help you:

  • Navigate publishing opportunities and predatory publishers
  • Retain your author rights
  • Store and preserve your scholarly works
  • Create and host open access books, journals and conference proceedings
  • Understand and demonstrate research impact
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