Access

Who can access the archive?

Anyone. The purpose of the UMB Digital Archive is to make materials as widely accessible as possible. Materials in the archive can be found through the UMB Digital Archive home page or even by using a search engine on the web. Please see About the UMB Digital Archive for more information.

Do I have to log in to access the archive?

The content in the UMB Digital Archive is available to all, and no login is necessary to access the material. A login is necessary, however, to submit material to the archive. Please see How to Submit Items for more information on submitting material.

What is being searched in the Search Archive box?

Almost everything available about the document, including the abstract, description, keywords, author, and full text if available. For a more refined search, try advanced search.

How can I search by date?

Dates in the archive are entered in the format YYYY-MM-DD. For best results, use that format in your search.

Can I restrict access to work I submit to the archive?

The purpose of the UMB Digital Archive is to make materials as widely accessible as possible. Therefore we do not accept submissions with an embargo or other form of restricted access. Please see the submission policy for further information.

Can I withdraw my works from the archive?

The purpose of the UMB Digital Archive is to make materials available in perpetuity. Works can be withdrawn only under special circumstance and by permission of the Archive Manager. Please see the withdrawal policy for further information.

Can I modify my work that is already in the archive?

Works deposited to the archive are meant to be permanent, so please do not submit any drafts or works in progress. If you have a new edition or update of your work, it should be treated as a separate submission. Please see the submission policy for further information.

Will archive content be preserved over time?

The HS/HSL is dedicated to preserving works submitted to the UMB Digital Archive in perpetuity. All documents will be preserved at the bit level. Some formats work better than others for functional preservation. Please see the preservation policy for further information.