Scholarly Publishing

Institutional Repository

Digital USD is the institutional repository for the University of San Diego. The aim of this site is to collect, preserve, and share the scholarly and creative work produced by members of the University of San Diego community. With Digital USD, you can:

  • Archive your published works to expand the impact of your scholarship
  • Host conferences and events and publish proceedings
  • Manage and publish peer-reviewed journals
  • Publish digital books

Digital USD is administered by the University of San Diego libraries. For more information and to find out about content eligible for submission, please see our policies and FAQs.

Publishing Help

The library offers a number of ways to help USD faculty and students navigate scholarly communication and publishing. The library can:

  • Assist in submitting your work to Digital USD, USD's institutional repository
  • Help you measure and increase the impact of your scholarship
  • Provide consultations on copyright and use of copyrighted materials, as well as authors rights
  • Help you comply with open access and data sharing mandates
  • Develop plans for managing and preserving your research data and scholarship
  • Publish peer-reviewed journals and host conference websites

Theses and Dissertations

Copley Library publishes USD theses and dissertations in collaboration with the Graduate Records office.

University of San Diego dissertations are available in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses and in Digital USD.

University of San Diego theses are available in Digital USD.