What are the benefits of submitting your work to Scholars @ Bentley?
What types of work can I submit to Scholars @ Bentley?
Generally speaking, anything that is part of your scholarly output at Bentley is eligible to post in the repository! Published articles and book chapters are some of the most commonly found items in institutional repositories. However, that's only a fraction of what you can submit. Some other categories include: working papers, presentations, conference proceedings, datasets, artwork, streaming media, pre-prints and post-prints of articles, theses & dissertations, and more.
How can I become a contributor to Scholars @ Bentley?
For help getting started as a contributor, please see the following pages:
The works that you submit to Scholars @ Bentley become part of the Digital Commons Network, an open-access research repository.
"The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work."
Inclusion in the Digital Commons Network may result in increased downloads and citations of your work. It also allows you to easily contribute your expertise and research to the global scholarly community without paywalls.
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