As faculty conduct more and more of their work online, they have an expanding set of needs for platforms and digital expertise from the library. While previously published faculty articles are often core repository items, Digital Commons has the potential to support a wide spectrum of faculty work—from datasets, to multimedia, to teaching tools, and much more.
The materials collected here can help you reach out to faculty members, learn more about their needs, and partner with other library staff to demonstrate the benefits and potential of the institutional repository in supporting their work. The Faculty Needs Digital Survey is another tool that is available to help libraries spark conversations with their faculty members about the work that they are producing. If you are interested in learning more about the survey, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brochures and Promotional Handouts
Poster: My Research Online: What's in it for me?, Janice Chan, Gordon McIntyre, Julia Gross, Lisa K. Billinghamm, Kay Saunders, and Paul Wong
ScholarWorks at WMU for Faculty, Maira Bundza
Digital Commons Webinars
Closing the Gaps in Faculty Services: Repository Innovations at EIU, Stacey Knight-Davis, Todd Bruns, and J. Steve Brantley
Getting Faculty Excited About Your IR: Really? Really!, Ann Connolly
New Directions in Faculty Work and the Key Role of the Library, Promita Chatterji
Facilitating Faculty Participation: Providing the Repository Service Model Catalyst for Faculty Deposits with the Purdue e-Pubs Repository, David Scherer and Marcia Wilhelm-South
Introduction to DigitalCommons@UMaine, Kim Sawtelle
Recognizing Opportunities: Conversational Openings to Promote Positive Scholarly Communication Change, Adrian Ho and Daniel R. Lee
Faculty Permission Letter, Todd Chavez
Author Dashboard Video, Promita Chatterji and bepress
The New SelectedWorks, Morgan Ziontz and bepress