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DigitalCommons@TMC Start Guide

Digital Commons @ TMC is an online repository sponsored by The TMC Library and dedicated to serving as a scholarly resource for member institutions of the
Texas Medical Center..

About DigitalCommons@TMC


DigitalCommons@TMC is an open-access digital repository serving the Texas Medical Center community, dedicated to providing permanent and free access to works authored by TMC scholars and researchers. Selected Texas Medical Center historical materials and publications are also collected here. 

DigitalCommons@TMC accepts working papers, conference papers, presentations, dissertations, theses, and articles (in accordance with copyright restrictions) and also accommodates images, data, video, and other formats.

This growing collection combines, shares, publishes, and preserves works produced by faculty, scientists and students at TMC institutions. Papers, conference presentations, dissertations and theses, student projects, teaching materials, data sets, reports, images, video and audio files may be deposited here for access by users worldwide. Digital Commons@TMC also preserves digital newsletters, annual reports, statistics, and other administrative documents of the TMC community. It is an open-access resource, making almost all full-text content accessible worldwide.

Are you interested in publishing an open-access journal? Please contact us for a consultation.



Yes, you are welcome to deposit your works here, as long as:

  • You are or were affiliated with a TMC institution when the work was created
  • The work was created or co-created by you
  • You currently own or co-own the copyright

To learn more, read the Author FAQ page.

We strongly recommend authors and editors interested in uploading works to the repository to peruse the full list of FAQs before starting the process. Have more questions? Contact us! 


Digital Commons Usage