Answered By: Kathryn Ruddock
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2017     Views: 61

PRISM is University of Calgary’s digital repository, used to manage, preserve and share the academic works of faculty, students, and research groups. By depositing your work in PRISM, we can ensure:

  1. 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.
  2. Stability and longevity
    Preserve items over time and get a permanent URL for each item.
  3. Statistics and metrics
    Access views, downloads, and Altmetrics to understand how your items are being used worldwide.
  4. Compliance
    Items deposited into PRISM meet open access policy requirements of SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR grants.
  5. Convenience
    Receive help in obtaining copyright permissions for your work and creating a customized collection.

How to Get Started: