Radical Access: The SFU Scholarly Publishing blog

Scholarly Publishing and Open Access blog

The latest news and answers to your questions about scholarly publishing and open access.

Publishing in-class book projects with the Library

Jordan and the Magic Cape book cover
Published by Kate Shuttleworth

Students, faculty, and staff at SFU can work with the Library to publish academic and educational content using open source software developed right here at SFU Library through our Digital Publishing division. Read on to learn about some recent book projects created by students in their classes and published with the Library.

How can I publish an academic article as an undergraduate student?

Published by Kate Shuttleworth
If you're an undergraduate student involved in research, or you've written some original work, you may be wondering about your options for getting an article published in an academic journal.
 
We've written about graduate student publishing before on Radical Access when we showcased recipients of the GSS Open Access award and answered the question,"Can I publish my thesis?." While publishing a

Making Knowledge Public: Student reflections on the 2018 President’s Dream Colloquium

Published by Kate Shuttleworth

By Alice Fleerackers

Changing the academic system to be more accessible

“You shouldn’t have to pay a large sum of tuition to have access to basic information,” Melissa Roach says when I ask her what she’d like to change about our academic system. “It just creates layers of mediation between scholars, media and the public, and that disconnect can cause a lot of misunderstanding.” 

Reflections from OpenCon 2018 by Scholarship Recipient Anointing Momoh

Published by Kate Shuttleworth

Anointing Momoh attended OpenCon 2018 in Toronto, ON, November 2-4, as the recipient of the SFU Library OpenCon 2018 travel scholarship.

Anointing reports on this "enlightening" experience and the opportunity to engage in discussions around Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education.

OpenCon 2018 report

By Anointing Momoh, Recipient of the SFU Library OpenCon 2018 Travel Scholarship