The Scholarly Communications & Research Services Librarian and the other liaison librarians within the Knight-Capron Library, are all responsible for:
Content may be submitted to Digital Showcase directly by contributors or by library staff on behalf of contributors. Submission by contributors requires the creation of a personal account within Digital Showcase.
Submitted content is routed into a mediated publication queue; content will not be posted to Digital Showcase until the following is verified:
Although the Scholarly Communications Librarian is ultimately responsible for the administration of content in Digital Showcase, submissions by students will always be reviewed by faculty in the appropriate department or program prior to submission.
Digital Showcase is open to eligible scholarly and creative work, whether or not that work has undergone external peer-review prior to submission.
The Knight-Capron Library does not provide editorial support or facilitate peer review for content in the repository. Individuals submitting work to Digital Showcase, whether through an online submission form or through an administrator-mediated submission, are solely responsible for the content of their work. While the Knight-Capron Library reserves the right to request assurances or relevant documentation from submitting authors related to the legality of their submissions (and to delay posting until said assurances or documentation are received), Digital Showcase administrators do not systematically review the content of submissions for compliance with intellectual property, privacy, or other applicable law.
Though works from Knight-Capron Library-published journals are accessible through the Digital Showcase platform, content submitted to a journal is subject solely to the editorial and peer review policies of that journal and is not received or administered through the same workflows as content submitted for inclusion in repository collections.
Excluding editorial oversight (other than determining that submitted content complies with the Digital Showcase collection parameters and policies), the Scholarly Communications & Research Services Librarian is responsible for managing content in Digital Showcase. Core content management responsibilities are: