Our Digital Showcase
Providing global access to digital scholarly and cultural resources created by our campus community
Scholars’ Mine is the institutional repository for the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Scholars' Mine provides access to the digital scholarly and cultural resources created by the university community. This includes faculty papers, research data, departmental publications, conference proceedings, graduate student works, and other scholarly material as well as campus cultural and historical works.
Our vision is to be an active participant in the creation of new knowledge through integration with research and scholarship activities, and to create and support communities of researcher and scholars.
In support of scholarship and research Scholars’ Mine will:
Services available from Scholars' Mine include:
The type of content housed in Scholars' Mine includes but is not limited to:
We use Digital Commons and SelectedWorks by bepress (Berkeley Electronic Press) to provide our repository services. bepress was built by scholars to serve the needs of scholars and is the leading commercial provider of repository services to the academic community.
bepress employees a multi-tiered disaster recovery plan utilizing fail-over servers and regular on-site and off-site backups. We receive quarterly backup files from bepress which we house in our own secure storage. Additionally, we participate in bepress Archive. With bepress archive we maintain an Amazon S3 account. bepress updates in real- time a cloned copy of our bepress implementation maintained in our Amazon S3 account. This service includes automatic checksums and data integrity checks and we have complete control of the content and its administration.
See Safeguarding Your Content with Digital Commons for detailed information.