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Library publishing services


The Library offers several services to help you publish and disseminate your research. We can help you publish reports, journals and conference proceedings. We also support the publishing of digital collections.

Research publications 

The Library can help you to publish one-off reports in an open access format. See this example from the SAPPHIRE Group in Health Sciences
If you want to start a new open access journal or conference proceedings, we have our own version of Open Journal Systems (OJS). This is journal management and publishing platform for academic publications. Articles published through this system are free to any reader, and no APCs are charged to authors. 

Please contact Library Research Services for more information: librarians@le.ac.uk



Digital collections 

Some researchers will be collecting materials as part of a project, and may want to publish them online. The Library supports two platforms to do this:


  •  Omeka.net. This is an easy to use platform for creating websites to display digital collections and build online exhibitions. 


  • Or you could use Special Collections Online to host digitised collections of primary source material. 

  • Please contact Dr Simon Dixon for more information: specialcollections@le.ac.uk 






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