Introducing Pepperdine Digital Commons: New online publishing platform for Pepperdine scholarship
Thursday, January 26th, 2012
Posted by Kevin Miller
Pepperdine University Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of Pepperdine Digital Commons, the university’s new centralized platform for Pepperdine journals, faculty webpages, conference proceedings, and exemplary student research. Pepperdine Digital Commons is a digital repository and publication platform designed to collect, preserve, and make accessible the academic output of Pepperdine faculty, students, staff, and affiliates. It is the mission of Pepperdine Digital Commons to facilitate the discovery of Pepperdine’s scholarly communications, provide instant access to full text works, and preserve these materials in an open, digital environment.
Who can submit content?
Pepperdine University faculty, staff, students, organizations or departments, or individuals or groups sponsored by or closely affiliated with Pepperdine University.
What can go in it?
Original, creative work that is scholarly in nature, research oriented, or of institutional significance. Pepperdine Digital Commons accepts a wide range of file formats (including text files, datasets, audio files, and video files) and there is no formal limit to size of material.
Why use it?
Pepperdine Digital Commons is a centralized repository that enables Pepperdine faculty, students, and staff to share their work and get it discovered by the wider academic community. Items in Pepperdine Digital Commons are search engine optimized, meaning that they appear high in the search results of sites like Google. Furthermore, authors and editors receive regular download reports and have access to Google Analytics.
It’s live now, so check it out.
Follow this link for more information on Pepperdine Digital Commons. Thanks!