About DigitalCommons@PCOM

Mission: DigitalCommons@PCOM collects, preserves and disseminates the history of the college, records of college life and the intellectual output of students, faculty and staff.

DigitalCommons@PCOM offers permanent global accessibility to all deposited works. It

  • Shines a spotlight on PCOM life and culture.
  • Enhances College prestige by showcasing academic research.
  • Provides open access to digital materials of scholarly, educational and historical interest.
  • Advances scholarly communication by disseminating student and faculty scholarship.
  • Archives educational materials.
  • Provides an electronic publishing platform.
  • Showcases College events.
  • Preserves collections of research documents.
  • Houses digitized collections.
  • Contributes to faculty and student recruitment.

Author Participation Benefits

  • Meet NIH and NSF requirements for access to funded research.
  • Get useful access statistics and monthly email reports on views and downloads of your work.
  • Reach a wide audience through open access. Collect all your work in one place.
  • Make your work more visible to Google, Google Scholar and other search engines.
  • Ensure stability: a persistent URL makes it easy to preserve and share your work.
  • Submit a wide variety of content: published and unpublished papers, working papers, data sets, abstracts, posters and instructional materials.
  • Submit content in a variety of formats: Word, PDF, Powerpoint, Images, video clips, sound segments, and data sets.
  • Receive RSS feed automatic alerts when new material is added.