Repository: Getting Started

What is OAK Trust?

OAK Trust (Digital Repository) is an open access digital repository for collecting, preserving, and distributing the scholarly output of the Texas A&M University and its partners. It 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.

Information for Colleges / Departments / Units

OAK Trust (Digital Repository) supports a simple hierarchy structure composed of Communities and Collections. Communities in OAK Trust (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:

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.

Please contact us and we will be happy to establish a collection for you in your department’s community, or can explore establishing a community if one does not yet exist.

Ready to begin?

Getting Started:  Submitting an Item

Do you need more information?

We are happy to answer any questions you have about OAK Trust (Digital Repository). Contact us and we will assist you.