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New Faculty Library Guide

Let Your Librarian Work For You

Librarians' roles are always changing as new technologies and methods evolve. With the new realm of scholarly communications and the growing open access movement, librarians must be able to assist faculty and researchers with promoting their digital online identity and boosting their scholarly profile.  Research and scholarship is growing in the fast paced digital world and the role of the academic librarian has had to evolve with it. Librarians can provide an understanding of publishing policies, copyright & intellectual property, author rights, predatory journals & publishers, metadata, impact factors, various metrics, and other related issues pertaining to online digital scholarship. 

Boosting Your Scholarly Profile

UWF Libraries is proud to collaborate with a group of distinguished faculty. We want to increase the visibility of the University's faculty research while also helping faculty improve their scholarly profile. 

Librarians can:

For even more information, visit our Scholarly Communication Guide.

Argo Scholar Commons

The University Libraries hosts our Argo Scholar Commons, an online showcase of research, scholarship, and creativity from the UWF community. The Argo Scholar Commons is a digital repository for capturing, archiving and, disseminating the research, creative, and scholarly output of the University of West Florida community.

The purpose of the UWF IR is to:

  • Support university research and scholarship
  • Promote scholarly communication through open access
  • Increase citation impact of research
  • Enhance visibility of faculty publications and presentations
  • Promote the history of Pensacola and the entire Gulf Coast region

Visit our Institutional Repository guide for more information.