There are many benefits of submitting (also known as depositing or self-archiving) in an open access institutional repository. It ensures the long-term digital preservation of your work, can be used as one stop place to gather and access scholars' work, and makes work widely available and discoverable via Google, increasing visibility and research impact.
Check out the Research Impact guide below for more information on increasing the visibility of your research!
You may submit your work to ScholarWorks @ Cal State LA if all the following are true:
What's NOT accepted?
You may NOT submit work to ScholarWorks @ Cal State LA if any of the following are true:
For more information on copyright, self-archiving, and your rights as an author, please see the following page: Copyright & Self-Archiving - Author's Rights!
Before submitting your work to ScholarWorks @ Cal State LA, please review the following documentation:
7. Fill out the required fields when prompted:
Select as many additional fields as desired. The more metadata fields you add, the easier it will be for users to find your work!
8. Add your file (s).
9. Submit. (Note: Do not navigate away from the page while the file is being submitted. Wait for the confirmation screen to appear.)