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Scholarly Project Resources

This guide will provide information for medical students who are working on their scholarly project.

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Naomi Bishop

Scholarly Projects Office COM-P

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Submitting Your Scholarly Project

Why Submit Your Work to the UA Campus Repository?

There are many benefits to submitting your work to the University of Arizona Campus 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 Campus 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. 




Citations and Copyright

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. 





Open Access

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. Before you submit to UA Campus Repository, please check copyright with COM-P librarian about journal copyright policies.


Reasons to not include your Scholarly Project in the UA Campus Repository

In some instances, you may choose to embargo your project. The following are some reasons why you might choose to not release your project:

  • Commercial applications/ramifications
  • Contains sensitive data
  • Contains work that is still in copyright
  • Based on research data that will support other publications from your research teams.
  • In rare situations, publishers have declined a contract to publish work that has been deposited in an institutional repository. 

New Self-Submission process for COM-P Class of 2023


How to Submit your SP project to the UA Campus Repository

1) Go to

2) Log in with UA credentials (NetID and password)

3) My account- Click on Submissions- Select collections, COM-P Class of 2023

4) Fill out the information, upload a PDF of the poster and a PDF of the pre-print article, sign the electronic UA distribution license, and submit.

Once your item is submitted the SP office will approve your submission. Submission will have their own link and citation for students to use to share their work. If you have any questions about submitting your final work, email your librarian


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