Skip to Main Content

Digital Commons: Introduction


DigitalCommons@COD is an institutional repository used to collect, preserve, and showcase scholarly, educational, and creative works created by the COD community, including faculty, staff, and students. 

The collection includes:

  • artistic creations
  • scholarly articles
  • academic journals (faculty and student-created)
  • book chapters
  • college presentations
  • conference presentations
  • conference events
  • multimedia projects
  • magazines 
  • musical performances 

DigitalCommons@COD has been used to archive nearly 10,000 digital items, and has had over 2 million downloads.

DigitalCommons@COD facilitates global discovery of and access to COD's intellectual output by optimizing discovery of items through web search results in search engines such as Google. When a work is added to Digital Commons, it is ranked highly in relevant search engine results, which gives COD a higher profile in the global academic world. As well as optimizing works for discovery in search engines, DigitalCommons@COD provides a centralized and easily browsable website that showcases, in a single location, the quality and quantity of the College’s intellectual and creative output.

In essence, DigitalCommons@COD brings the College’s intellectual and creative works out into the open and allows the world and the local community to discover the amazing work being done at COD.

  • URL:
  • Last Updated: Aug 25, 2020 6:58 AM
  • Print Page