How to Populate Your IR in Less Time: Harvesting Scopus Data in Digital Commons

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J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library


One of the primary purposes of the IR is to serve an institution’s faculty by representing the full breadth of their works. However, creating a comprehensive archive is one of the hardest, most burdensome challenges for IR managers.

Register now to learn about the new Scopus-to-Digital Commons harvesting API, which can save IR managers up to 90% of the time it typically takes to add faculty publication records into the IR.

Hear from two institutions, Michigan Technological University and Missouri University of Science and Technology, as they share their experiences using the API to populate their IRs and showcase their faculty’s work to the world.

Live audience Q&A will follow.


  • Shandon Quinn, VP Product Management, Digital Commons
  • Annelise Doll, Scholarly Communications and Repositories Librarian, Michigan Tech University
  • Nancy Krost, Institutional Repository Coordinator, Missouri University of Science and Technology

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Harvesting for Digital Commons at Michigan Tech.pptx (903 kB)
Harvesting for Digital Commons @ Michigan Tech Presentation Slides