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SOAR@SU: Information for faculty

What can be archived in SOAR@SU

  • published articles 
  • book chapters
  • recorded performances
  • audio and video files
  • images
  • teaching materials
  • Open Educational Resources (OERs)
  • data sets
  • unpublished materials
  • alternative content 
    (e.g., working papers, conference papers, technical reports, posters, and presentations)

Top reasons to use SOAR@SU

SOAR@SU can help you:

  • Quickly distribute your  research and teaching materials
  • Get top search results in Google and Google Scholar
  • See your research cited more frequently  
  • Avoid broken links in citing your work
  • Eliminate the need to maintain your work on a personal computer or website
  • Secure your datasets
  • Meet the open access requirements of research funding agencies
  • Store and share alternative or unpublished content


For more information about SOAR@SU, contact Jennifer Martin at

SOAR@SU and embargo options

If you want to delay access to your content for a specified period of time (e.g. 6 months or 12 months), the SOAR@SU team will set up an embargo for your content and make it available to the public only after the specified period of time has elapsed.