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What content can faculty submit to Scholarworks@BGSU?

ScholarWorks@BGSU accepts a wide range of digital formats, including text, images, video, and audio files. Possible types of content include:

  • Articles
  • Books
  • Book chapters
  • Book reviews
  • Conference proceedings
  • Creative works
  • Data sets
  • Editorials
  • Lectures and seminar series
  • Letters to editors
  • Multimedia files
  • News articles
  • Technical papers
  • Peer-reviewed journal articles (including those previously published and pre/post prints)
  • Presentation materials
  • Reviews
  • Software
  • University documents
  • Working papers

Why submit to ScholarWorks@BGSU?

  1. ScholarWorks@BGSU is an open-access electronic publishing tool that helps maximize the distribution and visibility of your content.
  2. ScholarWorks@BGSU provides a permanent space to archive and preserve your scholarly materials produced while at BGSU.
  3. ScholarWorks@BGSU helps authors retain control over their copyright.
  4. ScholarWorks@BGSU content is indexed by Google and is also a part of the Digital Commons Network. This is the wider network of institutions with IRs hosted by bepress.

About ScholarWorks@BGSU

ScholarWorks@BGSU: Where Scholarship Meets Access is an open access institutional repository for hosting, preserving and providing access to scholarly work created at Bowling Green State University. This service was created and is managed by the Bowling Green State University Libraries. Members of the Bowling Green State University academic community are invited to contribute completed scholarship for long-term preservation and worldwide electronic accessibility.


How can faculty submit content to ScholarWorks@BGSU?

For single items, use the “Submit Research” link in the left navigation area. Select the College/School/Program/Department you are affiliated with and click on the faculty publication area affiliated with your unit. Enter your BGSU email user name and password. A submission agreement form should appear. If this is not the case, email

When filling out the submission form, it is best to upload a post print copy of your article since this is the format publishers most frequently allow authors to post to institutional repositories. This is typcially the final word document that is sent to the publisher bu the author.

For multiple entries, email your CV to A ScholarWorks@BGSU staff member will check the copyright permission status of your items, and then be in touch with you to obtain files for uploading.


What else can faculty do within ScholarWorks@BGSU?

Faculty can also use ScholarWorks@BGSU to host an online peer-reviewed journal, plan a confernece or event, or build an openly accessible e-textbook. Contact Colleen Boff ( to find out more details about these features.


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