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MINDS@UW: MINDS@UW

MINDS@UW is an institutional repository that collects, preserves, and shares scholarly material created in the University of Wisconsin System.

FAQs

Copyright

Researchers often can deposit previously published materials in institutional repositories such as MINDS@UW. Many journals allow authors to upload published articles in some form, especially preprints. You can check the publisher's policy in the following ways:

  • Review the author publication agreement.
  • Visit the publisher's website.
  • Search in the database SHERPA/ROMEO
  • Contact librarian Troy Espe, who will confirm the publisher's policy for you.

Researchers also can retain their right to deposit articles in MINDS@UW by adding an author addendum to the publication agreement. MINDS@UW recommends the Big Ten Academic Alliance addendum to publication agreement.

Tutorial

Creating an Account

To create a MINDS@UW account:

You have successfully created a MINDS@UW account.

Requesting Permission to Upload Materials

After creating an account, you can request permission to deposit items in MINDS@UW. To request access:

  • Contact librarian Troy Espe at tespe@uwsp.edu or 715-346-4443.
  • Provide your name, UWSP college, and department.

The librarian will grant access to the appropriate MINDS@UW collection.

Depositing Research

After you have created an account and received deposit rights, you now may submit items to MINDS@UW. To deposit research:

  • Login via NetID at MINDS@UW.
  • Under My Account, select Submissions.
  • Click start a new submission.
  • Select desired collection and click Next.
  • Follow instructions on the screen.

After successfully depositing materials, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to your items.

Contact

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Troy Espe
Contact:
University Library
Room 104C
715-346-4443