The LSU Digital Commons digital repository archives and makes accessible research, publications, data, and other institutional records produced by LSU faculty, students, and units.

Why Contribute to LSU Digital Commons?

Increased Discoverability

LSU Digital Commons is indexed by Google Scholar, the Registry of Open Access Repositories, and the Directory of Open Access Repositories. Digital Commons repositories are ranked high in search engine results, so more people will discover your work.

Improved Access

Your work will be available immediately and accessible 24/7 for free since LSU Digital Commons does not charge for access. Users from around the globe will be able to download and view your work.

Storage and Archiving

LSU Digital Commons repository provides free, long-term archiving and storage for your work. LSU Libraries is committed to preserving works deposited in LSU Digital Commons.

Usage Feedback

Contributors will receive automatic monthly emails with information about the number of times their work is viewed and downloaded.