There are many benefits to submitting your work to the University of Arizona Repository. When you are ready to submit your work, you may choose to release or embargo your project. The information below can help you decide.
Submitting your scholarly project to the UA repository helps to increase your visibility as a researcher and your scholarly profile. Your work is available worldwide through online searches which can connect you with researchers worldwide.
Your work can be immediately used and cited. The citation of your project can be used as evidence of your scholarly significance in employment reviews. Submitting your work to the repository can add protection against plagiarism because others will discover the prior publication.
When you submit your scholarly project, your work is available immediately in Open Access. This allows researchers from around the world to access your work, and contributes to global knowledge.