Submit Your Research

Digital Commons is open to submissions from Murray State University (MSU) faculty and staff. Student contributions are limited to MSU theses, dissertations, and works that are recommended for inclusion by an MSU faculty member. Non-MSU researchers may find publication opportunities in our hosted journals and conference area.

Faculty and Staff Submissions

Faculty and staff may submit research online through a direct submission process or contact librarian AJ Boston who can assist with the submission process. All submissions are reviewed for copyright compliance.

  • Submit Faculty/Staff Scholarship

Student Research

Theses and Dissertations are also added to Digital Commons and are openly accessible unless an embargo or restriction is requested by the student, faculty advisor, or sponsoring institution. Find information on the submission process at

Other student capstone projects are also added to Digital Commons.

Student Scholarship & Creative Works must be recommended for publication by the student's advisor or faculty member related to the project. Forward the faculty recommendation to along with the research paper or presentation and any other supporting research material attached.

Journals and Conferences

Submit work for review by following the links and instructions on the hosted journal, conference, or event Scholarly Commons site.

The Office of Research and Creative Activity (ORCA)

Students may apply through for presentation events, student publication, and funded research and travel grants.

Please direct questions and comments about the Digital Commons to .