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University Digital Conservancy FAQ
- How do I submit my work(s) to the University Digital Conservancy?
- University of Minnesota faculty and staff are encouraged to submit their digital works to the Digital Conservancy. Each work is added to a collection. To learn into which collection you should deposit your work, and to receive authorization to deposit to a specific collection, please contact the Digital Conservancy at email@example.com.
- What is the University Digital Conservancy?
- The University Digital Conservancy is a program of the University of Minnesota, administered by the University Libraries. The program provides stewardship, reliable long-term open access, and broad dissemination of the digital scholarly and administrative works of University of Minnesota faculty, departments, centers and offices. Materials in the Conservancy are freely available online to the University community and to the public.
- What types of materials are included in the University Digital Conservancy?
- Journal articles (pre- and postprints). working papers, conference papers, book chapters, theses, dissertations, reports, government documents, Plan B Masters papers, and other works are all appropriate.
- What are the issues to consider before adding my works to the Digital Conservancy?strong>
- The presence of sensitive data, potentially patentable inventions or commercial publications, and certain types of collaborations may all be issues to consider. For more information, please review About the Digital Conservancy.
- How can I contact the University Digital Conservancy?
- You may contact the Digital Conservancy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Are there any costs involved in searching the University Digital Conservancy? In submitting papers?
- There are no costs involved in searching, viewing, or downloading material from the University Digital Conservancy.
There are no fees for authorized individuals or departments to submit items to the Digital Conservancy.
- What formats do you accept?
- A wide range of file formats are accepted into the Digital Conservancy. See the Preservation Policy for a list of support levels provided for each file format type and for file format best practices.
- What software does the Digital Conservancy use?
- The Digital Conservancy runs on DSpace software, which is open source, and was jointly developed by MIT Libraries and Hewlett-Packard Labs
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