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SHAREOK

A Guide to SHAREOK, the institutional repository for higher education institutions in Oklahoma

How to Submit

To Submit your work to SHAREOK:

  1. Login to SHAREOK with your OUNetID.
  2. Select the collection to which you wish to contribute.
  3. Fill out all the information on the provided form; the more keywords you assign, the more likely your work is to be discovered.
  4. Review your item.
  5. Upload your files.
  6. Agree to the license.
  7. Your submission is complete; you should receive an email confirmation.
  8. Your submission will be made publicly available after it has been reviewed for completeness; its metadata may also be enhanced to improve discoverability.  Edits to the submission may be emailed to libir@ou.edu.

Why Submit

Why would I want to contribute to SHAREOK?

  • SHAREOK increases the reach and impact of your work by making it available from web search engines. 
  • SHAREOK securely preserves your work and makes it easier to share with colleagues or collaborators via a permanent URL. 
  • SHAREOK is great for content that is not found elsewhere, such as proceedings, educational materials, technical reports, working papers, and more.
  • SHAREOK tracks access and download statistics to demonstrate how often your work is accessed.
  • You aren’t limited by medium; SHAREOK can store images, multimedia files, and other content.
  • Depositing your work in SHAREOK can fulfill funding agency requirements to make your work openly accessible.