More than 550 institutions (and growing) use Digital Commons to share, publish and track the impact of their:

Faculty Scholarship & Research

From peer-reviewed articles, working papers and conference proceedings to open textbooks and course materials, Digital Commons showcases the breadth of faculty work from across your institution.

Student Work & ETDs

Digital Commons puts the power of supporting curricular goals and promoting student engagement in your hands. Take advantage of built-in publishing tools for student journals, conferences and newspapers, as well as options for presenting the full spectrum of student research and scholarship, including capstone projects and portfolios. Plus, Digital Commons features workflows that can be customized to meet your electronic thesis and dissertation management needs.

Journal Publishing

Digital Commons is built around professional-grade editorial management software. We offer a custom design service to ensure each publication stands out in its field. With ongoing training and support for editors, you can publish anything from a double-blind peer-reviewed journal to an alumni newsletter, and more.

Data Management

Digital Commons is a fully cloud-hosted solution for storing, managing and openly sharing data. Unlimited, secure storage and support for all file types let you meet data needs from every corner of your institution.

Conferences & Events

Make the most of everything that happens at your institution with intuitive tools to plan, promote and publish events. Digital Commons features custom workflows and branding to give each conference its own look and feel.

Open Educational Resources & Books

Digital Commons offers infrastructure to implement open education initiatives, so students save money and you support retention efforts. Flexible tools let you publish beautiful open textbooks, course materials and monographs.

Archives & Special Collections

With geolocation, timelines, customizable metadata and image galleries that let visitors pan and zoom, Digital Commons offers new and dynamic ways to share your institution’s unique collections with the world.


A fully hosted, comprehensive showcase


Research, outreach & reference materials

Expert Gallery Suite

Showcase the people behind your institution’s success