Research Guides

CUNY Academic Works

This guide provides supporting information about Academic Works, the Graduate Center's institutional repository

About Academic Works

CUNY Academic Works is an open access institutional repository dedicated to collecting and providing worldwide access to the research, scholarship and creative work of the City University of New York. In service to CUNY’s mission as a public university, content in Academic Works is freely available to all. (Read more.)

The Graduate Center section of Academic Works provides a way for the Graduate Center community to store, preserve, and provide global access to its scholarly and creative works. It can accommodate almost any kind of work, including articles, book chapters, conference papers, datasets, educational materials, and images. It also holds Graduate Center dissertations, master's theses, and capstone projects.

Want to contribute to Academic Works? 

Copyright Guidelines: Any author who submits work to Academic Works must either have copyright for the work or permission of the copyright holder to place the work in the repository. Many publishers allow authors to "self-archive" their works in an institutional repository. To find out the policy of a specific publisher or journal, check SHERPA/RoMEO, which provides easy-to-read summaries of self-archiving policies.

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