The #OpenCMU campaign aims to increase access to CMU work and the impact of CMU work by educating and engaging the CMU community in important practices that can enhance discovery, use and impact of CMU research.

Article retractions

Retractions are a part of research. Learn their impact and how to track them.

CMU resources

Discover CMU specific resources for your data needs.

Depositing your dissertation

CMU encourages you to think carefully about how you deposit your dissertation and offers electronic deposit in the institutional repository, Research Showcase. You can include supporting materials such as data or code along with text.

Financial Support for Open Access Publishing

Interested in publishing open access? Get information, discounts, and money from the Libraries.

Hit a paywall?

Learn more about the Open Access Button and how it helps.


Always know who’s who and what’s what. Use researcher, funder, and object Ids to disambiguate research and get permanent URLs for data and publications.

KiltHub Repository

KiltHub is the comprehensive institutional repository for research data and scholarly outputs produced by members of Carnegie Mellon University and their collaborators.

Managing your copyrights

Learn more about your copyrights and how to manage them while complying with CMU policies and US law.


How is CMU participating in the Open Access movement? Find out what's happening across the university.

Publish & Preserve

Sharing your work with the scholarly community is an important part of the research cycle. Learn how to share your research data as part of a peer-reviewed article, a data publication, or in a trusted repository.

Research data repositories

Finding a research data repository can be difficult--use the lists provided to make your search easier.

Research ethics

Members of the Carnegie Mellon community are expected to be honest, fair, and respectful, to place the good of the community above personal considerations, and to hold others accountable for adherence to these standards.