Q. Why should I deposit my work in PRISM?
Answered By: Kathryn Ruddock Last Updated: Jul 07, 2016 Views: 57
PRISM is University of Calgary’s digital repository, used to manage, preserve and make available the academic works of faculty, students and research groups. By depositing your work in PRISM, we can ensure:
- Broad dissemination and use
Items are indexed in Google, Google Scholar, University of Calgary libraries and more, increasing the reach of your academic work worldwide.
- Stability and longevity
Preserve items over time and get a permanent URL for each item.
- Statistics and metrics
Access views, downloads and other metrics to understand how your items are being used worldwide.
Items deposited into PRISM meet open access policy requirements of SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR grants.
Receive help in obtaining copyright permissions for your work and creating a customized collection.
How to Get Started:
- Create an account at http://prism.ucalgary.ca/register
- Request a collection at email@example.com
- Book an orientation for you and your colleagues at firstname.lastname@example.org.