Middlebury Institutional Repository holds content created by students, faculty and staff of Middlebury College and Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. It includes theses and student projects, faculty open access publications, research data, and digitized research collections, providing a platform for storage, archiving, preservation, discovery, access, and sharing. Contributed items are often submitted in accordance with the policies of Middlebury, individual departments and programs, or external funding agencies.
Questions about our repository, open access, and data management should be directed to the Repository Team.
Openness – Research and scholarship appear freely on the internet, not behind a paywall.
Compliance – Allows researchers to meet their funder requirements and publisher policies to publicly share their scholarship and data.
Discovery – Materials in Middlebury Institutional Repository are found in common web searches. The site is indexed by Google, Google Scholar, and Google Dataset Search.
Impact – Middlebury Institutional Repository provides DOIs, tracks downloads, views, and citations, and is integrated with AltMetrics, ORCID, Dimensions, and Elements. Users can also integrate with ORCID and Github.
Preservation – Middlebury Library is committed to preserving the scholarly product of Middlebury College and Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
Curation – Library specialists consult with researchers and review Middlebury Institutional Repository content to ensure it follows recommended practices of data management and scholarly communications.
Middlebury Institutional Repository accepts a wide range of scholarly outputs (including data, publications, conference materials, theses, etc.) in a variety of formats, from all fields, subjects, and disciplines at Middlebury, as long as it meets the following conditions:
There may be discipline specific repositories that are more appropriate for some research. For content, file sizes, or formats that are out of scope or capabilities for the Repository, we encourage depositors to reach out to our Repository Team.