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DOCS @ RWU Submission Guidelines

Purpose

The DOCS @ RWU is a digital repository of the intellectual product created by the faculty, staff, and students of Roger Williams University.  It is accessible to end users both within and outside of the institution.  It provides professionally managed preservation services to ensure the usability of stored digital objects over time. 

Collection Priorities

Priority 1 – Scholarly material emanating from RWU faculty, staff, and students

  1. Unpublished material. Materials born digital are given preference.
  2. Works that are published by RWU and for which the university, faculty, staff or student holds copyright. Priority is given to works produced in the last five years.
  3. Published works that are of critical importance to the field, for which copyright permissions can be obtained or are not necessary. Priority is given to works produced in the last five years.
  4. Material produced by students that has been identified by faculty as meeting appropriate standards for publication.

Priority 2 – Material published or produced by the university

  1. Unpublished material. Materials born digital are given preference.
  2. Works published in the last five years.

 

Priority 3 – Non-RWU produced material

This material will be subject to a review process and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to special collection materials.

Types of materials accepted

Articles
Book chapters
Conference papers
Datasets
PowerPoint presentations
Still images, streaming audios and videos, and other types of multimedia if appropriate