What is it?
Enlighten is Glasgow University’s repository for the storage, maintenance and dissemination of digital materials. https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/enlighten/
There are three distinct strands within Enlighten:
Enlighten Research Publications: The University’s institutional publication repository which accepts peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings and other published material produced by University staff. http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/
Enlighten Research Data: The University’s institutional data repository which accepts datasets produced by researchers in the University. These datasets may or may not underpin research publications. http://researchdata.gla.ac.uk/
Enlighten Theses: The University’s institutional repository for theses. All research postgraduate students are required to deposit an electronic copy of their thesis. http://theses.gla.ac.uk/
How do I deposit work?
Your work can only be deposited if you are a staff member, student or researcher at Glasgow University. The depositing process differs depending on the material you are uploading. Please see the links below for more details:
Research Data: http://researchdata.gla.ac.uk/deposit.html
How do I search the repository?
Enlighten homepage has a basic search tool that allows you to search by material type. Advanced search options are available with in each of the strands.
Open access and REF
The Enlighten website has a wealth of information on open access publishing and making sure that you comply with the Research for Excellence Framework. https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/openaccess/
Enlighten and the University’s commitment to open access publishing are key ingredients of its strong knowledge exchange ethos. Details of how the University seeks to forge strong links with external organisations can be found here: https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/rsio/knowledgeexchange/