The central scope of ODU Digital Commons is to reflect the intellectual output of ODU faculty, researchers, staff, and students. Content should be educational or research-oriented in nature. The work must be wholly or in part produced or sponsored by ODU faculty, researchers, staff, or students. Work by undergraduate students must have an ODU faculty or administrative sponsor.
Examples of appropriate content include:
Additional content includes, but is not limited to:
Content of archival value produced or sponsored by administrative offices and academic units may also be appropriate for deposit in ODU Digital Commons. Examples of such content include: departmental newsletters; administrative reports, annual reports, strategic plans; compilations of University data
ODU Digital Commons also serves as a platform for faculty, staff, and students to host journals and events/conferences.
ODU Digital Commons is intended as a resource for open access research. Materials will, in general, be made available to the public freely and without barrier. Some content may have limited access due to an embargo period, copyright or licensing, or other issues. The following restrictions and embargoes are allowed: