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Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS)

Talking Points

Primary benefits for authors/creators:
  • Works are indexed by Google
    • Provides additional exposure an access points
    • Increased citation rates
  • Better usage statistics than offered by publishers, including downloads by location
  • Permanent links to works to use on CVs, websites, etc.
Ease of use
  • Mediated deposits
Value-added services offered by the Library (if applicable)
  • Creative Commons license assistance
  • Provide publisher requirement look up
  • CV/citation analysis – provide list of closed access articles and version that may be deposited per publishers’ policies
  • Push statistics to faculty (monthly, quarterly, annually, etc.)