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Lit Review: Publishing Your Review

Banner for South Dakota State University's Open Public Research Access Institutional Repository and Information Exchange


  • No limits on file size or file type
  • Offers unlimited storage
  • Provides data stewardship and long-term preservation
  • Can incorporate multimedia and geo-location tools
  • Increases visibility with Google results
  • Delivers download metrics by email
  • Persistent resolvable URLs
  • Permanent location to share and link to
  • Global access to research
  • Personalized webpage: SelectedWorks

About Open PRAIRIE

Open PRAIRIE is South Dakota State University’s institutional repository. It is offered as a service of Briggs Library to support the collection, preservation, and dissemination of SDSU’s scholarly and creative output. Open PRAIRIE also allows for permanent storage of, and public access to, institutional materials. SDSU faculty, staff, or students may contribute material to Open PRAIRIE. See the back on how to participate.


  • Datasets
  • Learning objects
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Instructional materials and syllabi
  • Conference papers and presentations
  • Theses and Dissertations
  • Student research


SelectedWorks: A place for your Professional Profile!

SelectedWorks is a personalized webpage for faculty and staff. You have full control of your online presence, and it's indexed and optimized for Google search results.

SelectedWorks contributors can:

  • Announce and share research with colleagues through social media and RSS feeds
  • Access readership and download reports
  • Import work from other institutions
  • Showcase areas of expertise with custom categories
  • Increase discoverability through top-rated search engine optimization for academia
  • Link to and from departmental pages

SelectedWorks vs. Similar Social Networks

  • SelectedWorks is SDSU branded & supported
  • SelectedWorks does not send unsolicited emails to your colleagues like ResearchGate
  • SelectedWorks does not ask for access to your other social networks in order to add followers like
  • SelectedWorks does not crawl homepages or links looking for PDFs to post without permissions like ResearchGate
  • SelectedWorks requires no software install or IT support

You can sign up for SelectedWorks at


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