UNF Digital Commons and SelectedWorks

This page contains information that is useful for anyone wanting to contribute to Digital Commons

Who may contribute content for the UNF Digital Commons?


Any faculty member, college, department, center, or institute is eligible to submit material.  Individual faculty members may also participate through SelectedWorks or work with us to create a new  series of materials.


The UNF Digital Commons also hosts digitzed historic and archival materials from the Thomas G. Carpenter Library's Special Collections and University Archives. 

What kind of material can be placed in the UNF Digital Commons?


 A wide range of material can be placed in the  UNF Digital Commons, including text, video, image, and audio files. 

Material suitable for the UNF Digital Commons repository include but are not limited to:   


  • Archival collections and finding aids
  • Articles and preprints
  • Audio and Video
  • Conference papers, posters, and presentations
  • Datasets
  • Dissertations, theses, and capstone projects
  • Images
  • Technical reports
  • Software as a .zip file
  • Working papers

While the UNF Digital Commons can accept any digital material, we encourage authors to follow the following recommendations:

Text files  -- provide a PDF (with OCR if possible)

Maps and Photos (image files)

Audio files – provide an MP3

Video files – provide an MPEG2 or 4 or a RealMedia or Quicktime file


Digital Commons License Agreement

To place your publications in the UNF Digital Commons, you must sign and return the UNF non-exclusive license agreement.

Related Guide

Subjects: Library Administration
Tags: copyright, digital commons, institutional repository, selectedworks