Welcome to OxyScholar! Occidental College's institutional repository. 

OxyScholar is a platform for digital scholarly work created and curated by students, faculty, and staff of Occidental College, designed to collect, preserve, and provide open-access to Oxy scholarly projects and research. OxyScholar is sponsored by the Library. To learn more about how to make your scholarship visible, email the Library at library@oxy.edu.

Access OxyScholar

OxyScholar lives within Alma, our library management system (LMS) and is accessible to users through our discovery platform OneSearch. You can get to OxyScholar directly using this URL: https://oxy.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/collectionDiscovery?vid=01OCOL_INST:01OCOL&collectionId=81152979550007016

Why should I contribute?

Visibility: OxyScholar makes your work accessible to not only the Oxy community but other scholars and researchers.

Long-term preservation: Alma is designed for long-term access and preservation of materials and resources.

Information for Contributors

Depositing content into OxyScholar is generally the same for everyone but there are subtle differences. If this is your first time, we recommend contacting us for detailed instructions before submitted your content. 

Content type

OxyScholar is meant for the following types of content:

  • Student scholarship
  • Faculty research


Contact the Library
Academic Commons

Mary Norton Clapp Library
1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90041