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About Scholars' Mine

Nurturing the Creation of Knowledge

Benefits of Scholars' Mine

Scholars' Mine provides many benefits to faculty, students and the institution.

Benefits for the Faculty


Increase the impact of your work

  • Higher ranking search results
  • Increases discoverability of works
  • Readers can follow research and learn about newly added work
  • Open access repository accessible worldwide

Showcase your scholarship

  • Visual interface and multimedia files encourage readers to explore research
  • Customize research interests and areas of expertise
  • Share background and accomplishments

Manage and preserve you work

  • Aggregrate author work in a single location
  • Adhere to copyright law and publisher policy
  • Ensure preservation, readability and access into the future
  • Authors can manage email lists

Increase the availability of hard-to-access scholarship

  • Share hard-to-access scholarship such as conference presentations, exhibits amd performances
  • Increase accessability of  technical reports, white papers and student research

Measure your readership

  • Monthly author email reports indicating number of works and downloads
  • Author dashboards presenting readership statistics graphically and in greater detail
  • Share metrics for tenure review and promotion

Professional Curation

  • Robust readership metrics
  • Fully hosted: no IT resources required
  • Secure cloud storage with multiple back-ups and quarterly archives
  • Data management best practices

Advanced Publishing Tools

  • Licensing and copyright support
  • Authorization and access-control
  • Customizable metadata
  • Multiple display options
  • Persistent URLs for curation and discoverability

Support the institutions research mission

  • Increases campus's exposure with global discoverability
  • Highlights faculty and local research
  • Provides consistent, organized, university-branded faculty profiles

Unlimited Storage/File Types

  • Unlimited storage at no cost
  • Any file type including TIFF, ..ark, .shp
  • Streaming audio and video
  • Geo-location tools
  • Image pan and zoom

Benefits for Students


Increase the impact of your work

  • Higher ranking search results
  • Increases discoverability of works
  • Readers can follow research and learn about newly added work
  • Open access repository accessible worldwide

Showcase your scholarship

  • Visual interface and multimedia files encourage readers to explore research
  • Customize research interests and areas of expertise
  • Share background and accomplishments

Advanced Publishing Tools

  • Licensing and copyright support
  • Authorization and access-control
  • Customizable metadata
  • Multiple display options
  • Persistent URLs for curation and discoverability

Support the institutions research mission

  • Increases campus's exposure with global discoverability
  • Highlights faculty and local research
  • Provides consistent, organized, university-branded faculty profiles

Unlimited Storage/File Types

  • Unlimited storage at no cost
  • Any file type including TIFF, ..ark, .shp
  • Streaming audio and video
  • Geo-location tools
  • Image pan and zoom

Benefits for the Institution
 


Support the institutions research mission

  • Increases campus's exposure with global discoverability
  • Highlights faculty and local research
  • Provides consistent, organized, university-branded faculty profiles

Increase the impact of our institutions scholarship

  • Higher ranking search results
  • Increases discoverability of works
  • Open access repository accessible worldwide

Showcase our institutions scholarship

  • Visual interface and multimedia files encourage readers to explore research
  • Share background, accomplishments and the research interests of our faculty

Manage and preserve the scholarship of the institution

  • Aggregrate author work in a single location
  • Adhere to copyright law and publisher policy
  • Ensure preservation, readability and access into the future
  • Authors can manage email lists

Increase the availability of hard-to-access scholarship

  • Share hard-to-access institutional scholarship such as conference presentations, exhibits amd performances
  • Increase accessability of institutional technical reports, white papers and student research

Professional Curation

  • Robust readership metrics
  • Secure cloud storage with multiple back-ups and quarterly archives
  • Data management best practices

Advanced Publishing Tools

  • Licensing and copyright support
  • Authorization and access-control
  • Customizable metadata
  • Multiple display options
  • Persistent URLs for curation and discoverability
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