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Institutional Repository

This guide describes what an institutional repository is, how it benefits the university community, and its function.

Frequently Asked Questions

These are frequently asked questions regarding ScholarsCommons and working with your researcher profile. For any additional questions, please contact Scholarly Communications Librarian Kaleena Rivera by email at

ScholarsCommons FAQs

How can I add my research to ScholarsCommons?

Submitting research to ScholarsCommons is designed to be simple and painless. Please see log into to your faculty profile to revise already existing scholarly work on record. You can submit any of your work that is not already there with the ADD CONTENT button at the top right. You will be guided through a short form-based process to add your work. Note that all submissions are reviewed by library staff and will not be immediately available. When your submission is approved and available, you will be notified via email and provided with a permalink to the bibliographic record of your work.

What type of work can be added to ScholarsCommons?

You can submit journal articles, FGCU theses and dissertations, data sets, conference papers, choreography, proceedings, lectures, projects, reports, presentations, and other scholarly work and research output. If you have any questions, please contact Scholarly Communications Librarian Kaleena Rivera at