Global Impact: 500,000 Downloads on DigitalCommons@Fairfield

We are pleased to announce that DigitalCommons@Fairfield has surpassed 500,000 downloads! View the map below to view recent readership activity in real time.

DigitalCommons@Fairfield, an institutional repository service of the DiMenna-Nyselius Library, offers open access to the collected scholarship and creative works of Fairfield University faculty, students and staff. The purpose of DigitalCommons@Fairfield is to increase the visibility of the University's scholarship, maximize its research impact, and provide worldwide access in order to further the University mission of expanding knowledge, deepening human understanding, and sharing expertise.

This map shows recent readership activity for DigitalCommons@Fairfield.

Browse content by author, school/department, or discipline. There are also several journals run through DigitalCommons@Fairfield as well.

Faculty and staff at Fairfield University can submit their work for inclusion in DigitalCommons@Fairfield by sending a copy of their CV or publications list to digitalcommons@fairfield.edu. Library staff will then work on:

  • Metadata gathering and copyright checking
  • Uploading the permitted version into the repository or linking out to it
  • Once content has been contributed to the repository, the library staff will create a Selected Works research page for the author

Faculty, please also consider nominating exceptional student work for inclusion in DigitalCommons.

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