"Scholarly communication refers to all the ways that scholarly work gets created, shared, disseminated, evaluated, and preserved. Thus, it encompasses: scholarly writing, publication, copyright, peer review, promotion and tenure, scholarly communities, managing research data, using digital repositories, and other aspects of what we call the scholarly communication “ecosystem.” "
UNT Teaching Commons https://teachingcommons.unt.edu/teaching-essentials/teaching/what-scholarly-communication
"Scholarly communication can be thought of as the system through which research and scholarship is created, evaluated, distributed, and preserved." (Association of College & Research Libraries, Principles and Strategies for the Reform of Scholarly Communication) https://www.lib.berkeley.edu/scholarly-communication/about/what-is-scholarly-communication