What is a Digital Commons?
What is Digital Commons?
Digital Commons is Miami Dade College's institutional repository of student and faculty work. The Commons showcases research, scholarship, and creative works by members of the MDC community. This service is dedicated to the preservation and open access of research, scholarship, and creative works of the College. The goals of the Digital Commons are:
Become the central access point for MDC produced scholarship and creative works
To showcase the works of the MDC community and promote it to a global audience
To provide access to, and establish a lasting platform for these materials to be disseminated.
What can you find in Digital Commons?
How can you add your work to Digital Commons?
Digital Commons is accepting submissions, fill out this form.
MDC's Librarians can help with uploading files, providing metadata, and researching copyright issues.
Benefits of a Digital Commons
Why contribute to Digital Commons?
When you upload a work to Digital Commons, you'll receive a static web address that you can add to your CV, résumé, or portfolio. You can log in to the Digital Commons site to see how often your works are being viewed. Once your work is in the site, it's easy for others to find it in Google, Summon and other search engines.
Digital Commons for faculty
Digital Commons for students
Digital Commons for Miami Dade College