Types of submissions we accept:

  • documents, such as articles, working papers, book chapters
  • electronic theses and dissertations
  • images
  • videos
  • audio files
  • collections of files
  • conference materials
  • research data and datasets (see data policy)
  • ejournals

Submission process

Submit via the repository site:

  1. Locate your Research Unit, Center, or Department
  2. Create a user profile or sign in
  3. Agree to the Digital Repository submission agreement and content release form
  4. Complete the document submission form and upload your files

You can then revise your submission or make another submission at any time.

Submit via email:

Send an email to jdwilliamson@smu.edu with these attachments:

  1. Document Information Form
  2. Content release form
  3. Your document files

Submit electronic theses or dissertations (ETDs):

  1. Fill out and sign the Deposit Agreement Form
  2. Follow the instructions in the ETD Submission Tutorial

Submissions are reviewed and processed as they are received. They are typically posted to SMU Scholar within 1-2 weeks. All parties who participate in SMU Scholar must abide by SMU's Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy, Copyright Policy, and Responsible Conduct of Research Guidelines.