Open Access Week: Your Library Hosts Digital Commons@Macalester and Open Access Undergraduate Journals

October 18, 2018

Locally sourced —Digital Commons@Macalester is an open access, institutional repository. It hosts Macalester faculty publications, college documents, and student honors projects. Quality student scholarship is made available online in undergraduate journals such as: Tapestries: Interwoven voices of local and global identities and Macalester Journal of Physics and Astronomy.

Digital Commons@Macalester is far reaching. The above image shows that in September alone, 23,675 open access works in Digital Commons@Macalester were downloaded from individuals in 173 countries!

These faculty are Open Access All-Stars by publishing their scholarship in, or participating in, OA publications: Dan Hornbach, John S. Holl Professor and Chair of Environmental Studies; Daniel Kaplan, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Math, Stats, and Computer Sci; Shilad Sen, Associate Professor of Math, Stats, and Computer Sci; Tonnis ter Veldhuis, Professor of Physics & Astronomy; Leah Witus, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Lori Ziegelmeier, Assistant Professor of Math, Stats, and Computer Sci.