Copyright We provide copyright and author rights consultations, workshops and guides.  Michael Boock

Data Services

We offer support for the description, management, curation, and delivery of datasets. The Research Data Services Guide is a helpful starting place. Clara Llebot

Digital Repositories

We manage two open access repositories of digital content. ScholarsArchive@OSU is Oregon State University’s digital repository for research, scholarship, and historical records. Oregon Digital is composed of digitized materials including photographs, manuscripts, historic publications, audiovisual materials, and more.


Oregon Digital: Margaret Mellinger


We offer free workshops, instructional sessions and consultations for all OSU faculty, staff, and students. Contact us to discuss how to successfully integrate our instruction into your assignments and courses. Learn more about how we can work with you from our Instructor Support page. Course-integrated instruction: Hannah Rempel
Primary Source Instruction: Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Workshops: Hannah Rempel
Software and Data Carpentries
: Diana Park

Metadata Consultations

We develop and maintain metadata schemas and controlled vocabularies for Oregon Digital collections and ScholarsArchive@OSU institutional repository content.

We also provide metadata consultations and workshops upon request.

Cara Key


Open Access Policy

In 2013, the OSU Faculty Senate approved an open access policy for campus researchers to post their work in ScholarsArchive@OSU.

Michael Boock


Open Access Publishing

We can consult with you about publishing in open access journals, find an appropriate OA journal for your scholarship, or advise you on setting up an open access journal.  Our Digital Publishing Initiatives page highlights some of our publishing projects.

Michael Boock

Open Educational Resources

We work with Ecampus's Open Educational Resources Unit to support the use and production of openly available course materials to help make learning more affordable. 

Zach Welhouse


Special Projects

Do you have an idea for a project that would benefit from the collaboration of OSU Libraries?  Contact us.

Margaret Mellinger