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Scholarly Research Services

Indiana University Kokomo librarians provide expertise and support to faculty and students who are conducting and sharing research. We are available to work with you on your project at any stage of the research process, such as conducting literature reviews, locating needed materials, or evaluating the research quality of journals and articles. We can also consult with you in the areas of copyright, institutional repositories, preservation, open access, and digital publishing.

Research support

We offer a variety of services to help you develop and successfully cary out your research strategy. We can:

  • Help you identify sources for literature reviews
  • Offer advice on database search techniques
  • Provide personal consultations or group trainings/instruction sessions
  • Help you set up email alerts or RSS feeds for journals or databases

Learn more about our Research Support services.

Publication support

We offer consultation and collaborative services to help scholars use, create, and publish scholarship. We can:

  • Help you assess the quality of a journal and your scholarly impact
  • Help you collect research impact metrics for promotion and tenure dossiers and research awards
  • Provide personal or group consultations on authors' rights and copyright
  • Support the preparation of Data Management Plans to protect your research data and increase its integrity

Learn more about our Scholarly Communications services.


We support and educate the campus community on copyright and fair use practices in both teaching and research activities. Meg Galasso, Information Services Librarian and Archivist, is available for help with questions regarding copyright issues. Note that any information from the Library is not legal advice, nor are we legal counsel to the university or any members of the university community.

Learn more about copyright and fair use in academia.

Last Updated: 8 January 2019

Last updated: 01/08/2019