About the Repository

ScholarWorks is an open access collection of services designed to gather, showcase, and make freely available the research and creative scholarship of the University of Montana community. It is designed to make UM’s scholarship easy to find, share, and use.

ScholarWorks offers many benefits:

  • Increase the visibility and discoverability of your scholarship
  • Learn more about the impact of your work via monthly download statistics that are e-mailed to you
  • Ensure long-term access to and preservation of your scholarship
  • Fulfill federal mandates to make research results funded by specific federal agencies freely available
  • Manage your research, including underlying research data
  • Share items that don’t fit traditional publishing models
  • Give new life to old scholarship
  • Provide students with access to the latest research at UM
  • Showcase exceptional student scholarship
  • Use built-in publishing tools to manage and publish open access journals and monographs
  • Use built-in conference management tools to organize and publish UM conference proceedings
  • Preserve and showcase UM’s research and creative scholarship in one central location
  • Expand UM’s community and global reach

Please contact Wendy Walker, Digital Initiatives Librarian, to learn more or if you have questions or comments about ScholarWorks at the University of Montana.

E-mail: scholarworks@mail.lib.umt.edu

Phone: 406-243-6004