In support of scholarship and research Digital Commons @ Kettering University will:
Services available from Digital Commons include:
We will be collecting materials in many areas.
We use Digital Commons and SelectedWorks by bepress (Berkeley Electronic Press) to provide our repository services. bepress was built by scholars to serve the needs of scholars and is the leading commercial provider of repository services to the academic community.
bepress employees a multi-tiered disaster recovery plan utilizing fail-over servers and regular on-site and off-site backups. We receive quarterly backup files from bepress which we house in our own secure storage. Additionally, we participate in bepress Archive. With bepress archive we maintain an Amazon S3 account. bepress updates in real- time a cloned copy of our bepress implementation maintained in our Amazon S3 account. This service includes automatic checksums and data integrity checks and we have complete control of the content and its administration.
See Safeguarding Your Content with Digital Commons for detailed information.
Portions of this guide were built using suggestions from DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University.