Q. Why should I deposit my work in PRISM?
Answered By: Kathryn Ruddock Last Updated: Dec 11, 2017 Views: 105
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:
- 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 Altmetrics 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:
- Log into your account: https://prism.ucalgary.ca/login
- Start a new submission: https://prism.ucalgary.ca/submit