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New Features on UR Scholarshiop
September 2020: Nearly 16,000 publications are now available on UR Scholarship! View the readership map for real time downloads.
PlumX Metrics — including citations, media mentions, tweets and more — are now integrated into all UR Scholarship dashboards. Faculty now have easy and efficient access to a greater variety of metrics to build powerful pictures of usage and impact.
What Belongs on UR Scholarship?
- Journal articles
- Conference materials
- Book introductions
- Problem sets
- Educational materials
- Student projects and research
- Data sets
- Textbooks you have created
- Working papers
- Image, video, and audio files
… and more!
All types of documents and publications - from articles and reports to books, journals and other creative works, of any file format or size - can be included in the repository, making it possible to showcase all aspects of a project. As a service of the University Libraries, library staff are available to help you through every step of the process.
UR Scholarship Repository
(Readership map of UR Scholarship downloads from 2013-2018)
As a member of the University of Richmond academic community, you are encouraged to contribute your publications to UR Scholarship for long-term preservation and enhanced awareness of your work and to expand the reputation of the university.
Benefits of the Repository
- Search engine optimization puts your work on top.
- Open Access to readers globally.
- Author dashboard to show your impact.
- Stable URLs.
- Complies with most granting agencies’ open access requirements.
Faculty Praise for UR Scholarship
- "Thanks so much for putting up my work; I can hardly believe how many people have already read it."
- "Thank you for your work to assemble the research repository, this is a valuable asset to the University."
- "I need your help with making my scholarship accessible on the web as much as possible.”
- “I LOVE the dashboard function of UR Scholarship. It is so fun to see all the countries downloading our work.
Getting Started with UR Scholarship
What you need to do:
Send your updated CV with permission to post your works to Crista LaPrade, Digital Asset Management & Preservation Administrator.
What the UR Libraries do for you:
- Review CV to determine works that are eligible for the repository.
- Conduct thorough copyright review, contacting publishers to establish versions of work to deposit.
- Upload works to the UR Scholarship Repository in accordance with funding agency, copyright, and publisher policies.
- Add descriptive metadata to enhance the findability of your work.