View original picture , opens in new tab/window Publish The university library supports researchers in many publishing related questions. Here you will find information about publishing, Open Access and research data among other things. Publishing policy In late November 2014 LTU adopted a publishing policy for the University. The policy provides guidelines on publishing, particularly in regards to open access, at Luleå University of Technology. The publications database In the publication database you will find publications, dissertations, theses, etc. from students, graduate students and researchers at Luleå University of Technology. The publications are often in full text and the entire content of the publications database is accessible to everyone. Monetary compensation scheme for scientific publishing Luleå University of Technology applies a monetary compensation scheme within the internal resource allocation model. Compensation is awarded to research subjects and is based on the publication of scientific journal papers and artistic productions, this to incentivize scientific publishing and there... Publish thesis First, you have to register your thesis in the publications database DiVA and then the Printing office provides the PDF-file. The doctoral thesis must be posted. To post a doctoral thesis is to make it public and thereby giving everyone a possibility to read in advance but also to oppose at the publ... Publish reports and conference proceedings At Luleå University of Technology, you can publish different types of reports and conference proceedings. Reports have ISSN and ISBN numbers. You even have the option of receiving an ISBN number for proceedings from university conferences. Open access Open Access means making research results freely (i.e. cost free) available to anyone with an internet connection. Choose journal There are many different things to consider when choosing which journal to publish in. Who are you publish for, which journals are they reading, what Open Access requirements do your financiers have, is it important to publish in a high-ranking journal, etc.