About Digital Commons@PVAMU
Is a cloud-based Institutional Repository platform that will empower Students, Staff, and faculty members at Prairie View A&M University to showcase their expertise, research, and scholarship? These platforms offer the following services
(a) Selected Works Gallery. It showcases PVAMU staff and faculty members’ scholarly output. It is basically the staff or faculty member’s scholarly page where they can post their research publications, the research they are currently working on, etc.
(b) Theses, Dissertations, & Capstone Projects. This is a collection of theses, dissertations and capstone projects produced at PVAMU from 1939 to the present.
(c) Open Access Journals. Will help PVAMU to eliminate expensive printing costs and distribution costs of the print journals it produces; Increase worldwide usability of articles published in the open access journals that PVAMU publishes. Among the journals that will be hosted includes the Student Research Journal that is produced by the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences; Pursue: Undergraduate Research Journal; Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal.
(d) Open Education Resources (OER). This will be a collection of all Openstax (OER) in the form of preexisting textbooks or remixed by professors into a unique collection designed specifically for their class.
(e) Archives. This is a collection that includes PVAMU Yearbooks, paintings, posters, newspapers, catalogs, among other archival collections.
(f) Datasets. This will be a collection of Research data submitted to the repository after completion of research projects. This data is contributed to the repository by individual researchers.
(g) Conferences. It provides an intuitive tool to help in the planning, promoting conferences and events.
To learn more about Digital Commons@PVAMU (Institutional Repository), See our Authors FAQ for commonly asked questions about this Institutional Repository. Learn more about Author Rights for resources submitted to this Institutional Repository.
What is SelectedWorks Gallery?
PVAMU Digital Commons repository is institutionally focused in adding all the resources like faculty publications, grants, research that can be uploaded under Selected Works Gallery that provides faculty with a personal sites to which one may add a CV, areas of interest, and highlight scholarly publications etc.. A Selected Works Gallery profile will enhance the discoverability of your projects, presentations, and publications, whether they are deposited in the PVAMU Digital Commons repository or are available via a link to a third-party site. A SelectedWorks profile may be as brief or as thorough as you wish. You may log in to update and edit the site yourself at any time.
All authors, whether they are a faculty member or librarian publishing a monograph, a grant-funded researcher publishing a scholarly article, need to be familiar with the basic concepts of copyright and have an awareness of the options for publishing, posting, archiving and distributing their scholarship.
Advantages of Selected Works Gallery
Advantages, Functionality, and Tools
How to Begin
Helpful documents and links
How we check copyright
We research copyright permissions for every citation using SHERPA/RoMEO and other avenues to locate the copyright holder and follows publishers' policies before we upload any published work. See which publishers allow authors to deposit their PDFs in repositories here.