About ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst

ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst is a digital repository for the research and scholarly output of members of the University of Massachusetts Amherst community, administered by the UMass Amherst Libraries.

What belongs in ScholarWorks?

ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst represents a way for the UMass Amherst community to organize, store and preserve its research in a single unified location. It can accommodate virtually any publication, presentation, or production in electronic format.

Educational materials
Data sets, image, video, and audio files
Working papers
Faculty publications

Copyright Guidelines

Any author publishing work in ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst must either have copyright for the work or the permission of the copyright holder to publish in the IR. If the author does not maintain copyright, he/she still may be able to submit material to the repository. Many publishers will allow placement in an institutional repository of articles published in their journals or books as a form of "self archiving" in pre-print or post-print form. There is additional information specifically for authors in the For Authors section of ScholarWorks.

Contact Us

If you’d like to include your work in ScholarWorks, please contact us at:

Phone: 413-545-2174

Or drop by our office in Suite 1967 of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.