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Writing & Publication Hub

Guides to various resources to support writing and citation in different contexts


In this guide, you will find introductory information on various aspects of the academic writing and publishing process and links to other library guides with even more detailed information on each topic. 

See below for information on the library's scholarly communication services to help you be a productive researcher and author. If you have questions about anything in this guide, feel free to reach out to your liaison librarian, listed below.

Scholarly Communication Services

The library provides a variety of scholarly communication services to help you in your writing, publishing, and scholarship. Some of our services include:

  • Recommending high-quality journals that fit your research
  • Evaluating potentially predatory journals
  • Identifying ways you can publish your work open access
  • Helping you understand copyright and publishing agreements
  • Evaluating the research impact of a journal
  • Helping you properly format your citations
  • Teaching you how to use citation management tools

Don't forget we also provide research support services, including but not limited to helping you with literature searches, helping you manage and share research data, and providing in-depth support for systematic and scoping reviews.

If you are interested in any of the above services, reach out to your liaison librarian to learn more.

Liaison Librarians

Julia Peters, KCOM Liaison Librarian


Julia Peters

660 626 2336


A.T. Still University Writing Center

The A.T. Still University Writing Center is an academic support resource for all ATSU students seeking writing assistance.  

The UWC offers:

  • Document review (papers, case studies, main discussion posts)
  • English-as-a-second language writing assistance
  • Tutorial on the proper use of sources 
  • Guideline compliance checks for final dissertations

The UWC is staffed with professional editors, writers, and educators who have experience in health-care writing and editing, or TOEFL/ESL.