Answered By: Billie Peterson-Lugo
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2020     Views: 14

  Some basic features of BEARdocs include:

  • The support of multiple communities and collections to fit the needs of any departments on campus.
  • The support of tailored submission processes for each collection so that submissions can be reviewed (if appropriate) and metadata (descriptive information) assigned before the item becomes available in BEARdocs.
  • The support of a wide variety of digital formats (PDFs, image files, video files, data files, etc.)
  • The long-term preservation of specified digital objects in BEARdocs.
  • Persistent URIs that will never change.
  • The use of metadata to provide rich descriptive information for each item held in BEARdocs.
  • The ability to both browse or search the BEARdocs collections.
  • The accessibility of BEARdocs to search engines such as Google, Google Scholar, Bing, etc. .
  • Accessibility options, including complete open access to documents or limited access, depending on the needs of the individual authors.