Predatory publishers exploit the need of faculty to publish. While the methods vary, these publishers have common characteristics:
Open Access (OA) is the practice of providing the public with unrestricted online access to scholarly journal articles.
If you are interested in publishing in an OA journal consider using the Directory of Open Access Journals. These journals have been vetted and are authoritative.
On the Open Access Guide there is a list of fee discounts that can be used by University of Kentucky affiliated researchers.
Contact the Medical Center Library (859) 323-5300, or the MCL General Reference Email @ email@example.com .
UK Libraries offers APC discounts through our subscriptions with specific publishers. Below are a few examples relevant to medical and health sciences disciplines:
Learn more about the discounts here: https://libguides.uky.edu/OpenAccess/discounts
Please note that UK Libraries currently do not provide funding to cover APCs.
UKnowledge is the University of Kentucky's Digital Repository. There is an additional LibGuide available that shows how Students and Faculty can use UKnowledge. It also describes how to upload different types of documents such as Theses or Dissertations. Finally, it explains how to create a Researcher Profile.
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