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Deposit your scholarly research

5 reasons to deposit your papers into the IUScholarWorks Repository

  1. Increases citation impact
    • Provides increased visibility for your research and your unit, bringing many new readers to your content
    • Provides world-wide accessibility via search engines like Google or others. Your content is discoverable from a variety of locations and methods with no extra work on your part
    • Provides sophisticated searching, making your materials easy for readers to find
  2. Guarantees permanence
    • Assigns a stable, permanent URL to your work so readers will always find it
  3. Ensures quick, efficient archiving of your scholarly work
    • Relieves you and your unit of the responsibility for system maintenance
    • Removes information technology barriers
  4. Full text searching
    • IUScholarWorks provides full text searching of your research in most cases.
  5. Meets some grant requirements for dissemination
    • May help fulfill dissemination and data-sharing requirements of federal and other grants, including the NIH data-sharing requirements