20 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Digital Commons for Law Schools

Changes are on the horizon for law schools as they find innovative ways to showcase their legal scholarship in times of shrinking budgets. Learn how Duke Law, Penn State, Berkeley, Fordham, Washington and Lee, and other top-tier law schools are using their institutional repositories to not only publish law reviews and faculty papers, but also showcase their historical collections, alumni content, data sets, textbooks, and lectures.

In this presentation, Benjamin Gaunt and Jami Wardlow of bepress introduce some of the exciting developments we are seeing on Digital Commons law school repositories. They also explore some of the technical capabilities built into the system, including customized cover pages, alternative metrics, and custom readership messages for authors.

Presented by Benjamin Gaunt and Jami Wardlow, Consulting Services, bepress Digital Commons