Create a bibliography of scholarly works. Individuals may wish to start with a current CV or use one of the Excel templates provided below. Staff compiling data for multiple members of an academic department may wish to expedite the process by using a citation management tool. For assistance learning to use Zotero, Ref Works, or EndNote, contact your Subject Specialist.
Self-archiving in DigitalCommons@UMaine requires the minimum entry of five data fields:
Optimal discoverability via Digital Commons' Search Engine Optimization requires the inclusion of:
Providing these key pieces of metadata will facilitate the accurate reflection of scholarly works in Digital Commons and maximize discoverability by search engine software. These are important components in managing one's online reputation through Digital Commons, Selected Works, and the Expert Gallery.
Full data collection (Excel97-2003 version)
This worksheet includes sample data which should be deleted by the user prior to compiling new data.
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