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Digital Commons @ Winthrop

Digital Commons @ Winthrop is a digital repository and publication platform designed to collect, preserve, and make accessible the academic output of Winthrop University faculty, students, and staff.


Use the SHERPA RoMEO to find a summary of permissions that are normally given as part of each publisher's copyright transfer agreement. Search by journal title or by publisher for their copyright and self-archiving policies or contact the publisher directly. You can also email for assistance. 


Submission Agreements and Permission Forms

Before submitting to Digital Commons @ Winthrop, users are asked to complete a submission agreement either by check box or physical form. Below you will find links to both of those policies.

Submission Agreement General

Non-Exclusive Liscense Agreement General

Student Agreement for Public Access - for Graduate Thesis and MLA Capstones