Publishing and research support The library supports researchers as well as university staff and management in publishing and research issues. For instance, we provide support regarding open access publishing and bibliometrics. Choose journal Choosing journal for publishing - what matters? Open access Open Access means making research results freely (i.e. cost free) available to anyone with an internet connection. Research data Research data is a valuable resource that requires time and money to produce. Many times, the data collected in the research process can be used for new purposes that can not be predicted. By doing your research data available, you can facilitate new research and avoid duplication. You also contribu... Monetary compensation scheme for scientific publishing University rankings and allocation of government research funds are partly based on publication data. At LTU, monetary compensation is thus awarded for scientific papers and artistic productions to incentivize scientific publishing as well as to promote a good outcome in rankings and national alloca... Make yourself visible Maximizing the visibility and impact of research is becoming ever more important in the academic world with tougher competition and with researchers being constantly evaluated. For you as a researcher, this means that you need to produce high quality research and keep a good record of your publicati... Bibliometrics Bibliometrics is a set of methods used to study or measure texts and information. Citation analysis and content analysis are commonly used bibliometric methods. Course for PhD students and researchers Course in information retrieval, publishing and reference management for PhD students and junior researchers.