Scholars have always used filters to choose what to read, perhaps preferring certain journals over others or taking the recommendations of colleagues. However, new ways of measuring scholarly output, called “altmetrics,” might provide better ways of picking out the most influential and important new scholarship.
The University Library can assist you with all stages of the research process: finding and evaluating information, developing research skills at all levels, creating new information, and sharing your research.
The University of Illinois Library's Author Rights campaign seeks to help scholars take control of their work and their careers by becoming more informed about trends in scholarly publishing.
IDEALS collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The University Library provides scanners, specialty software (e.g. Adobe, ABBY Fine Reader), and services to assist you with your digitization efforts.
As a recent graduate, you now have to navigate information resources as a professional. Our guide will help you save your data, research companies where you may want to work, and find health, legal and travel resources.
Instructions for how to access the Library's online subscription of the Chronicle of Higher Education.