What is MacSphere?
MacSphere is McMaster University’s Institutional Repository (IR). The purpose of an IR is to bring together all of a University's research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. The research and scholarly output included in MacSphere has been selected and deposited by the individual university departments and centres on campus.
What can I find in MacSphere?
Through MacSphere you can find articles, conference proceedings, theses & dissertations, archival materials and much more. MacSphere is a portal to interdisciplinary research at McMaster.
How is MacSphere connected to McMaster Library?
MacSphere is a service provided by McMaster Library and the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship and is an important initiative in the "Research Acceleration" strategic direction of the Library's Strategic Plan 2015-2020.
What software does MacSphere use?
How can I add my work to MacSphere?
To contribute to McMaster's Institutional Repository, please sign on to MacSphere with your MAC ID. Click "Start a New Submission" and select the collection in which you would like to make your submission. If you do not see the appropriate collection, or if you have any other questions about the submission process, please contact the Office of Scholarly Communication.
Students wishing to deposit their PhD or Masters thesis, please follow the instructions outlined by the School of Graduate Studies.