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Digital Initiatives and Repository Services & CORE Scholar: What is CORE Scholar?

Digital Initatives and Repository Services Department

Digital Initiatives and Repository Services offers digitization, metadata creation, and online distribution of scholarship, gray literature, and other WSU materials.  The department manages Wright State's Institutional Repository CORE Scholar.

Our department is eager to assist you with your projects.



Reach an international audience through search engine optimization

Open channels of communication in your field

Gain access to scholarly research free of charge and licensing restrictions

Provide one location for all WSU scholarly output

Raise the profile of WSU and its scholars

Expose the scholarship and unique materials held by WSU to the public at-large

Expand the potential for broadly sharing WSU knowledge

Be a part of the Digital Commons Network that brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide

What is CORE Scholar?

CORE Scholar is an institutional repository sponsored by the Wright State University Libraries and managed by the Digital Initiatives and Repository Services Department.  The institutional repository collects and makes available the scholarly output of WSU faculty, staff, and students as well as local, regional, and WSU heritage material.  The goal of CORE Scholar is to provide open access and worldwide exposure to Wright State's unique research and collections.

CORE Scholar is built on the bepress Digital Commons platform which offers a wide array of tools to showcase the academic successes of Wright State including:

  • Departmental Pages that provide access to articles/research authored by members of WSU departments
  • Journals that are edited by faculty of WSU
  • Proceedings of conferences/events taking place at WSU
  • SelectedWorks pages that are researcher profile pages available to all faculty & staff of WSU

What should I Contribute?

You might consider contributing articles, e-prints, preprints, datasets both statistical and geospatial, technical reports, images both visual and scientific, working papers, conference papers, audio/video files, electronic-publications, and more.

How to Contribute?

Simply contact Digital Initiatives and Repository Services and we will be happy to assist.

Publisher Policy Compliance

We will a review publishers' policies to ensure compliance when posting copyrighted materials.  If the policy is unclear, we will contact the publisher on your behalf for clarification and/or permission.

Head, Digital Initiatives & Repository Services

Jane Wildermuth's picture
Jane Wildermuth
Dunbar Library 120C
(937) 775-3927

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