Digital Commons - Information and Tools


Date of this Version

December 2005


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Digital Commons is:
The “institutional repository” (IR)
Electronic Publishing
Benefits: online work is
Who controls the copyright ?
Rights to published works
Publishers who allow some form of self-archiving:
What the IR wants: CONTENT
Content: Published
Content: Unpublished
Content: Records
Page/URL structure diagram/schematic
Site structure diagram/schematic
A “community” can be a:
Access to work can be:
How do I get started ?
To establish a new “series”
Why put work online?
“But my article is already online . . .”
A cybernetic experiment:
Places to visit:
Google searches

Digital Commons-October.ppt (132 kB)
PowerPoint presentation file (updated 12/1/05)