Repository: Getting Started
The Repository collects, records, provides access to, and archives the research and scholarship of Texas A&M University. It contains digital works that reflect the intellectual and service environment of the campus.
The Repository provides increased access to the products of the University's research and scholarship endeavors, fosters the preservation of these digital works for future generations, promotes increasingly rapid advances in scholarly communication, and helps deepen community understanding of the value of higher education.
The Texas A&M Digital Repository is a service of the University Libraries. All current campus students, faculty, and staff are generated accounts when they log in for the first time. Faculty and staff may submit items to the repository; student can do so with a faculty sponsor.
Information for Colleges / Departments / Units
The Repository supports a simple hierarchy structure composed of Communities and Collections. Communities in the Texas A&M Digital Repository may be colleges, departments, research centers, or other groups. Communities contain Collections, and Collections hold digital works.
Each Collection should be part of a Community, and have an assigned Collection Administrator who will:
- Supply contact information to the Repository Administrator.
- If desired, create a template for describing items. See the
- Determine the Collection's submission workflow.
- If desired, create additional Collection policies that do not conflict with the Repository's umbrella policies: , , , , and .
- Supply and maintain a Collection Description for the collection's landing page, if desired.
Information for Individuals
Log in to the Repository using your NetID.
All Texas A&M faculty are automatically authorized to deposit their works in the Faculty Publications collection.
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