Introduction

CURVE is Carleton's institutional repository which collects, preserves and provides open access to the academic, research output and creative works of Carleton faculty and scholars. 

Key Benefits - Why you should deposit your work in CURVE

Increase Citation Impact

CURVE increases the visibility for your research, bringing many readers to your content.  Persistent location, identifiers makes it easier for colleague to find, utilise and cite your work. CURVE also provides world-wide accessibility via search engines such as Google Scholar. 

Support Open Access

Meet Open Access and Dissemination Requirements of Funders

CURVE will assist Carleton researchers in meeting the open access and dissemination requirements of the Tri-Council and other funding agencies  to make the research available to the public.

Archive Quickly and Effectively

CURVE efficiently archives your scholarly work, pre-publications, and other research outputs in a standards-based, centralized repository.

Preserve for the Long-Term 

CURVE provides long term preservation for your digital resources and adds valuable metadata and digital object identifiers to assist in access and attribution.  CURVE supports the use  of international standards for Open Access and preservation,  and participates in national and international research infrastructure networks to ensure widespread availability of research.

Contact us to explore self-deposit options or to have our digital collections specialists assist you.

Recent CURVE Collections: