UNF Digital Commons and DC Data Repositories

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.  Faculty are encouraged to nominate outstanding student works for inclusion as well.  Individual faculty members, including instructors and part-time faculty may also participate through establishing a SelectedWorks profile.


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 hosted 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:   


  • Archives and Special Collections 
  • Articles and preprints
  • Audio and Video
  • Conference papers, posters, and presentations
  • Datasets (*to DC Data)
  • Dissertations, theses, and capstone projects
  • Images
  • Technical reports
  • Software as a .zip file, including AR and VR files
  • Working papers

While the UNF Digital Commons can accept any digital material, we encourage submitters to choose the following formats:

Text files – Please provide a PDF, a Word document (final version, with all editing and track-changes applied), or PowerPoint slides. 

Image files – Although tif is the preferred format, we can accept jpg or PDF.

Audio files – Please provide an MP3.

Video files – Please provide an MP4 with transcription or caption.


If you have questions about a material type or submission, please reach out to us at lib-digital@unf.edu 


Digital Commons License Agreement

To place your publications in the UNF Digital Commons, please fill in the UNF non-exclusive license agreement.

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