Individuals affiliated with any Butler University, college, department, program, or other campus unit can contribute content. If you have something you would like to submit please contact Olivia MacIsaac at firstname.lastname@example.org (9206).
If you have a work or research that is not in a digital format and needs to be digitized, the library can assist with this. Please contact Josh Petrusa for assistance with digitizing your material.
The BU Digital Commons is a valuable way to extend the scholarly output of Butler University to include greater reach and increased circulation not only in Indiana, but throughout the country and beyond. This increased visibility, awareness, and stability benefits both content creators and Butler University as well. Some of the benefits include:
BU Digital Commons can accept any material that is in digital form. A wide range of digital material can be placed in the repository, including but not limited to text, video, image, and audio files. If your digital objects consists of multiple files of different formats, it will be placed in the repository as a set (for example: as a PDF file with associated files). Possible material to place in the BU Digital Commons includes but is not limited to the list below:
• Articles and preprints
• Technical reports
• Working papers
• Conference papers/presentations
• Dissertations/theses/practicums/capstone projects
• Out of copyright books in digital format
• Data Sets
Please be advised that the Digital Commons is not a place to publish personal or hobby content. Materials submitted must be related in some way to your role with Butler University.