About the Repository

The UNH Scholars’ Repository is a central location and publishing platform for collecting and promoting scholarship and creative work by UNH faculty, students, staff, institutes, and programs. Scholarship in the repository is indexed by search services such as Google, making it accessible to a wide audience. The Scholars’ Repository also provides a central location for archiving UNH scholarship for long-term access, promotes the rights of authors to control their intellectual property, and furthers the concept of Open Access to research.

Publication and Scholarship Archiving

Make sure that your work can be found by anyone who needs it. at the University Library to have your publications, presentations, reports, research institute papers, and other scholarly or creative work added to the UNH Scholars’ Repository.

Getting started:

  • Email us information about your publications. We'll research the publisher policies that apply and follow up with you to get files we can post. 80% of journal publishers allow a version of a published article to be posted in an institutional repository.
  • To deposit unpublished materials, either email us copies of your documents or sign up for an account to upload them on your own. Signing up for an account will allow you to get download statistics for your articles and other deposits.
  • Talk to us about setting up a collection for your research center’s reports and other materials.
  • Invite us to meet with your department or group.

Journal and Publication Series Hosting

The UNH Scholars Repository provides hosting services for new or transferred peer-reviewed or editorial-reviewed open access journals, publication series, and pre-print series. The UNH library provides space, training, and ongoing support for such publications and advice on policy development.

Publications hosted in the UNH Scholars Repository should meeting following conditions:

  • Content is accessible immediately upon publication with no subscription fees.
  • Authors retain their intellectual property rights for submitted content and grant the publication and University of New Hampshire Scholars Repository a limited license to publish, preferably under the terms of a Creative Commons license.
  • Submission is either free for the author or minimal to recover operating costs. Fees should be charged only upon acceptance of content for publication.
  • A publication editor or member of the editorial board is a member of the UNH Community.
  • Publication policies and practices align with the Core Practices from the Committee on Publication Ethics.

To explore options for hosting a journal or publication series, please contact us!

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To learn more about Open Access publishing, author copyrights, and research repositories, visit the Scholarly Communication and Open Access Library Guide.