Submitting to Academic Commons

You 
will 
need
 the
 following 
information 
to 
upload
 a file:

  • author
 names,
 institutions, 
and
 email
 addresses*
  • title
 and
 date
 of
 the file
  • abstract
 (this
 can 
usually 
be
 cut‐and‐pasted
 from
 the 
article)
  • keywords
 (either
 from 
the 
author 
or
 from 
the
 article)
  • the 
document 
file
 itself

*
The 
email
 address 
is
 only
 necessary 
if
 the 
author 
would 
like
 to 
receive 
monthly
notifications 
abou t
article 
download
 counts
Go 
to Academic Commons (http://commons.library.stonybrook.edu/ ) and
 click
 on 
My
 Account 
on
 the 
top
 navigation
bar.
 If
 you 
don’t 
already
 have
 an 
account,
then
 you 
will 
be 
prompted
 to 
create
 on
e
and
 verify 
it 
in
 your 
email.
 If
you’ve
 already 
registered, 
then
 you 
can
 log
in 
here.

step1

That takes you to the page that shows administrator tools. Under the heading for your community, click the word Upload.

step2

 

From
 here,
 you’ll
 be 
able 
to 
describe
 and
 upload 
a
 new
 document
 into 
the
 collection.

step3

 

Scroll 
through
 this
 page 
and 
make 
sure 
you 
have 
filled 
in
 each 
of
 the 
required
 fields.
 At 
the
 bottom,
 you’ll 
need 
to 
add
 a
check 
in
 agreement 
with 
the
 Academic Commons
 license 
agreement. 
Then 
click 
submit .  The
 paper
 is 
sent 
to 
a 
librarian 
who 
will
 admit 
it 
to
 the 
collection:

 

step4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

–adopted from “How to Submit a Paper to Purdue e-Pubs” https://www.lib.purdue.edu/sites/default/files/epubs/submitting4admins.pdf