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Submit Items to the Academic Repository

Learn how to submit items to the CityU Academic Repository.

What is the Academic Repository?

The Academic Repository contains items written by CityU students and faculty. Student work primarily includes capstone and thesis projects that are done at the completion of a program. Faculty items include academic articles and CityU publications. For other types of items, please consult with the library before submitting.

How to submit items to the repository

1. Log in to academic repository at

academic repository webpage with arrow pointing to login in top right corner

repository left hand side menu

2.  Click City University of Seattle under Communities.

select CityU in communities

3. Click an appropriate collection for the work. Open access collection: the full text of your work will be available to everyone on the web. Restricted collection: only citation and abstract are available to everyone. Visitors may request access to full text; authors may then choose to grant this request or not.

two yellow arrows pointing to the collection options

4. Click Submit a new item to this collection.

yellow arrow point to the submit a new item link

5. Read the license agreement. Check I Grant the License to accept the agreement. Click Next.

the license agreement button

6. Enter basic metadata for the work.

7. Click Next. Enter additional metadata for the work. Click Next.

8. Click Choose File button and select work to be submitted. If work includes multiple files, upload in sequential order, starting with the title page or most prominent piece. The optional file description can normally be left blank, but use when the file name is cryptic or misleading. Click Next.

9. Review entered metadata and uploaded file(s). When satisfied that information is correct, click Complete submission.