Five good reasons to use ScholarWorks
1: ScholarWorks provides a permanent, interactive, on-line CV for you to share with colleagues and the wider world. Check out some nice examples from CASA faculty in SLIS, NFS&P and Health Sciences. You can also browse by School or Department - here's the CASA collection.
2: The ScholarWorks project takes care of all permissions for posting pdfs and links.
3: Full text of all works in the associated Digital Commons repository are optimized for Google & Google Scholar searching.
4: Authors receive a confidential monthly download report showing total downloads for the last 30 days and cumulatively for all works in the depository. Here's an example of a report one of the project directors, Silke Higgins, provided to share.
5: It facilitates networking and sharing of scholarly work - anyone can subscribe to receive updates from a scholar re. announcements of recent work, or receive automatically generated emails anytime a new work is added to a profile.
And in case you need more reasons, here’s another 3 –
6: You can avoid often paywalls by provide pre- or post- prints of articles published in journals that charge fees to access.
7: You can publish working papers.
8: It is extremely easy. Just update and then forward your CV to Amy D’Andrade (firstname.lastname@example.org), and we’ll send them as a batch to the ScholarWorks folks to submit and take care of all permissions.