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Benefits of adding your work

Digital preservation should be a key aspect of any research project. Many funding institutions are requiring the preservation of data as a stipultation for funding. Proper data management is valuable to not only the research institution, but also the field of study and the individuals involved in the project.

  • Information sharing: Sycamore Scholars provides a platform to share information within as well as outside ISU.

  • Increased access and citation rates: Items in Sycamore Scholars are indexed in Google Scholar, Google, and OAIster increasing overall access to and citations of work.

  • Preservation: Sycamore Scholars provides a persistent and unique identifier for long term use, access, and preservation.

  • Promote scholarship: Sycamore Scholars provides staff, students, and faculty an opportunity to promote and showcase their body of work on a stable and accessible platform while contributing overall to diverse fields of research.

  • Prestige: Sycamore Scholars provides the opportunity for high quality, well managed and curated digital resources which reflect well on the University and the researcher.


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