Self-archiving in the University of Maine's green open access, institutional repository helps faculty, students, and staff to manage their professional reputations, increase scholarly impact, and create a long-term legacy for their academic contributions. As of 2012, Federal agencies began requiring
Members of the UMaine community may self-archive full-text documents, images, multimedia content, and datasets at no cost in DigitalCommons@UMaine.
For some published works, permission to post full text content must be secured in writing. Please refer to our information regarding Copyright Retention and the process of checking for and obtaining Copyright Permissions. If you have questions about copyright permissions, please contact your Subject Specialist for assistance.
DigitalCommons@UMaine showcases the intellectual and creative output of University of Maine faculty, students, and staff. It houses University of Maine institutional archives and publications and primary research materials from Fogler Library Special Collections.
What kinds of work can be uploaded to DigitalCommons@UMaine?
For specific examples of faculty contributions to Digital Commons, visit the Resources tab.
DigitalCommons@UMaine allows researchers to upload digital files up to 2GB in size. The repository accepts native file types from Excel spreadsheets documenting datasets to files for 3D printable objects, computer code, and audio files.
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