Knowledge Base

  1. Overview 

    1. What is Academic Commons?
    2. What doesn't Academic Commons do?
    3. How is Academic Commons backed up?
    4. How does Academic Commons differ from University Archives?
    5. Does Academic Commons have any analysis or visualization tools?
  2. Deposit 

    1. Who can deposit in Academic Commons?
    2. Why should I deposit in Academic Commons?
    3. What can I deposit in Academic Commons?
    4. What can't I deposit in Academic Commons?
    5. What happens to materials deposited in Academic Commons?
  3. Policies 

    1. What are the Terms of Use for Academic Commons?
    2. What is the Academic Commons Privacy Policy?
    3. Can I make changes to an item once I've deposited it into Academic Commons?
    4. Are items peer-reviewed before they go in Academic Commons?
    5. I only want people at Columbia to view my work. Can you limit access to Academic Commons?
  4. Copyright 

    1. Are works in Academic Commons protected by copyright?
    2. I am the co-author of an article. Do I have to let my co-authors know that I am depositing in Academic Commons?
    3. I think the publisher owns the copyright to my work. How do I know what I can deposit?
    4. The articles or books that reference my data are under copyright. Can I deposit those?
    5. What can I do if I think someone has plagiarized my work which has been deposited in Academic Commons?
  5. File Format 

    1. What is the preferred file format in Academic Commons?
    2. Will you convert my deposited files into PDF (or some other format)?
    3. Are items in Academic Commons machine readable?
    4. Do you support video or audio as embedded links?
  6. Data 

    1. Can I deposit my data in Academic Commons?
    2. Can I deposit data from human subject studies?
    3. Is there a copyright on data?
    4. Is there any way for me to control how my data will be used by others?
    5. Can I deposit data that were generated using a dataset I obtained from another researcher or agency?
  7. Dissertations and Theses 

    1. How do I deposit my thesis or dissertation?
    2. Can I deposit my dissertation if I graduated before 2011?
    3. Who do I contact to change the embargo on my dissertation?
    4. Who holds the copyright to my dissertation/thesis?
  8. Visibility 

    1. Why are there two formats for permanent URLs in Academic Commons?
    2. What is the difference between a Handle and a DOI?
    3. What do you do to increase the visibility of my work?
    4. What kind of usage statistics does Academic Commons collect?
    5. Does Academic Commons support OAI-PMH?
  9. All articles 

    1. What is Academic Commons?
    2. Can I deposit my data in Academic Commons?
    3. What is the preferred file format in Academic Commons?
    4. Who can deposit in Academic Commons?
    5. Does Academic Commons provide in-line viewing of documents and videos?

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