Library support to researchers
Bibliometrics and altmetrics
Bibliometrics referes to the quantitative methods used to examine the production and impact of scientific/academic publications. Bibliometrics is also used to illustrate the patterns of cooperation and scientific fields through analysis of Co-authorship and citations. Bibliometrics results are often included in research evaluations and furthermore in the development of publication strategies.
Improved access to e-resources
Many publishers och database providers are now offering improved or even free access to their resources. This can be resources about research in Covid-19 or resources which help with studying or working remotely.Databases/E-journals
Improved access to our databases:
Publishing support & Karlstad University Press
One of Karlstad University's strategic objectives is to make our research results more visible both nationally and internationally. One important way to achieve this is through publications.Publishing support
As an employee at Karlstad University, you can get help from publishing support if you wish to:
Research Podcast "Forskningspodden"
In the Research Podcast you will meet researchers from Karlstad University who recently presented their dissertation
Open access funding
APC - Article Processing Charge - is a fee researchers often have to pay in order to make a journal article open access. APC’s can be quite substantial for many journals, and it is not unusual that researchers have to pay between 10,000 to 30,000 SEK. This hinders the free dissemination of KaU research output to important stakeholders.
This is the background to why Karlstad University supports researchers financially. We do this by two means:
Register publications in DiVA
This page provides information about the registration and publication of research output in our repository DiVA.
Publications indexed in the Web of Science and Scopus and with an affiliation to KAU are imported into DiVA for you. You will only need to enter remaining publications via the formula on the following page:
Copyright for researchers
Researchers have the right to determine how their research publications may be used. Copyright consists of two components: financial and intellectual rights. Financial rights entitle the creator of a work to publish or disseminate the work in question. Financial rights are usually transferred to the publishers when work is published in academic journals or books.