Academic Commons is Columbia University’s digital repository.
On the Academic Commons website you will find the following description, ‘Academic Commons is Columbia University’s digital repository where faculty, students, and staff of Columbia and its affiliate institutions can deposit the results of their scholarly work and research. Content in Academic Commons is freely available to the public.’
Academic Commons accepts many different items including blog posts of a scholarly nature, images, videos, working papers, and dissertations. Academic Commons promotes content through a twitter feed and makes sure that content is discoverable and that it gets into Google Scholar. Academic Commons will send out usage statistics monthly to contributors. Everything in the Academic Commons is open and available for download.