Why Publish Here?

What are some of the advantages to publishing in this repository (SCW)?

  • Increased visibility for your scholarship and creative works via Google and other internet search engines
  • Preservation and access to content through a permanent URL
  • Promotion of open access principles
  • Open Access maximizes access to research
    • Sharing your work encourages others to share
    • Providing direct access to articles and other content for users around the globe improves opportunities for knowledge exchange
    • Read more about open access at http://libguides.depauw.edu/open-access
  • Allows academic departments and programs to showcase student research
  • Ability for students to link to their work in applications for graduate school or jobs
  • Monthly download reports to monitor usage and citations to your work
  • Advancement of the academic reputation of DePauw University
  • Opportunities to learn more about intellectual property, copyright, and author rights