University Libraries

Citation Management Citation management software saves researchers time by helping to keep track of articles, books, and other resources used in their work and allows for quickly creating and formatting bibliographies in many different citation styles. Learn more on the Citation Help guide.
Copyright Services Copyright Services supports faculty, staff, and students by providing assistance with questions related to author’s rights, creating and using copyrighted content, and understanding and negotiating publishing agreements. Learn more, or schedule an appointment during weekly office hours.
Publishing and Repository Services Publishing and Repository Services can assist researchers with archiving research in the Knowledge Bank, publishing journals and conference proceedings, and identifying open access publishing options. Learn more, or schedule an appointment during weekly office hours.
Research Impact The Research Impact Librarian provides assistance related to locating metrics including journal impact factor, h-index, and CiteScore; managing your digital identity, and increasing the visibility of your research.
Subject Librarians Subject librarians assist faculty, staff, and students in all disciplines at Ohio State with research queries, acquiring and accessing library resources for research, identifying appropriate journals for publication, and much more. Find contact information for your subject librarian at

Across Campus

BioScience Writers BioScience Writers is a third-party vendor that provides scientific editing and proofreading services for academic researchers. The Health Sciences Library has an agreement with BioScience Writers that provides a 10% discount for Ohio State faculty and staff.
Graduate School The Graduate School provides detailed guidelines for graduate researchers to follow as they prepare to submit their theses and dissertations. Learn more at
Presentation Opportunities Graduate students at Ohio State have the opportunity to showcase their work in the annual Hayes Graduate Research Forum, while undergraduates can present their research in the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum each spring.
The Ohio State University Press The Ohio State University Press specializes in literary and cultural studies and accepts manuscript proposals for consideration in these and other select topic areas year round. Learn more at
U.OSU Ohio State researchers can establish a web presence to broaden the reach of their work by designing and publishing their own professional webpage using the university’s platform,
Writing Center The Writing Center offers free help with writing at any stage of the writing process for any member of the university community. Learn more at


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