CU Anschutz Digital Collections

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About CU Anschutz Digital Collections:

CU Anschutz Digital Collections is the institutional repository of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and its affiliates. At the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, CU Anschutz Digital Collections will:

  • Foster understanding and appreciation of the value of research, learning, and teaching at CU Anschutz
  • Demonstrates the breadth, quality, and scope of research and scholarly activities through CU Anschutz
  • Support the rapid dissemination of research and ensure reliable access to intellectual assets worldwide
  • Identify and support best practices and strategies for the digital preservation of historically significant research and scholarship
  • Deliver value for the investments made by Colorado citizens, the US Federal Government, as well as public and private granting agencies supporting scholarly activities at CU Anschutz

The repository complements traditional means of scholarly communication, such as peer-reviewed journals, by expanding the readership and availability of scholarly research and encouraging submissions. CU Anschutz Digital Collections is managed by staff at the Strauss Health Sciences Library and hosted by a third party, Ubiquity Repositories. 

Resource Types Deposited into CU Anschutz Digital Collections:

  • Data sets
  • Journal articles (including published material, depending on copyright restrictions)
  • Books and book chapters
  • Multimedia including photos, images, audio, and videos
  • Teaching materials and Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Presentation materials including posters, slides, and handouts
  • Conference materials
  • Departmental publications
  • Historical 

In addition to the works of individual CU Anschutz creators or CU Anschutz entities, such as colleges and departments, the repository hosts select archival materials from the Strauss Library to support teaching and research. Also, the repository contains digital content not created by a CU Anschutz Medical Campus affiliate. For example, a campus unit may use the repository to post papers from a conference it sponsors, which includes authors from CU Anschutz and other institutions or organizations.

Overall, the works are scholarly, educational, and/or research-based and reflect the excellence of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. We are open to new content and ideas so please contact us with your submission.