Users and researchers can now explore serendipitous scholarship connections and visualize Cal Poly’s contributions within a wider scholarly context, thanks to enhanced navigation, discovery and browsing on DigitalCommons@CalPoly.
- Discipline Wheel: A complete visualization of the faculty and student research and scholarship on DigitalCommons@CalPoly. Each major discipline is represented by a color, so you can see how much scholarship a particular discipline has contributed. You can even drill down to explore the content.
- DigitalCommons Network: This tool visualizes the content contributed by over 200 national and international higher-education institutions, including Cal Poly, and displays meaningful and explicit scholarship connections between the institutions. The DigitalCommons Network also contextualizes scholarship within the larger body of disciplinary literature.
- Follow: Users and researchers can be notified when new content has been contributed by a department, author or discipline. You can also easily manage the research updates.
DigitalCommons@CalPoly is the largest digital archive of student and faculty work in the CSU and one of the most successful internationally. The DigitalCommons platform supports the archiving and display of multiple file types, including text, data sets, images and video.