University of Calgary offers a variety of services to help researchers to publish and archive their research works.
Open Access Authors Fund
University of Calgary's Libraries and Cultural Resources has maintained an Open Access Authors Fund to help researchers pay for the article processing charges (APCs) on eligible open access publications. The fund may cover full partial APC for the selected journal. As of October 1, 2018, the funds allocated to the Open Access Authors Fund for this fiscal year have been exhausted. We recommend you to consider applying for OA funding from QNL until the fund is reinstated.
Through mutual agreement between University of Calgary library and publishers, a discount on the Articles Processing Charge (APC) are available to our authors for submitting research works in open access journals.
The University of Calgary is an "American Chemical Society subscribing institution" so affiliated authors qualify for a $250 USD discount for articles accepted until end of year 2024.
Through the Canadian Research Knowledge Network, the University of Calgary is participating in a Read and Publish Deal with Cambridge University Press that allows UCalgary-affiliated researchers to publish an unlimited number of articles Open Access in Cambridge UP hybrid and gold Open Access journals at no charge. Read more about this deal on CRKN's website.
Digital Repository for archiving and sharing journals articles, conference proceedings, working papers and other scholarly works.
PRISM Dataverse: University of Calgary Data Repository for archiving and sharing data among researchers
Digitization: University of Calgary assists in digitization projects for on-demand requests as well as support the sharing of these projects to build digital collections.
Journals: University of Calgary host around 30+ open access journals on various topics. Some of the relevant journals are:
Teaching & Learning Inquiry
International Journal of Nursing Student scholarship
Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching ( Conference proceeding of the University of Calgary Conference on Learning and Teaching)
Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education
Ucalgary Press: University of Calgary publishes scholarly peer-reviewed books as open access under a series of specialized topic, especially in humanities and social science branch. Through open access, university makes these resources accessible to widest audience.
The Vault: This is a digital repository to archive university of Calgary submitted theses of both doctoral and master program