Commons Events Calendar Just Got Better!
Commons 1.9 introduced a number of improvements to the Commons Events Calendar, including a widget to embed calendars into sites, integration with personal calendars, and tighter group control options.
Welcome To Social Paper!
The marquee feature of Commons 1.9, Social Paper (Beta) lets you share papers privately or publicly, and receive feedback on a paragraph by paragraph level or on the work as a whole. Discover how to compose, share, follow, and comment on writing projects published on the Commons.
Top 25 Hits on the Commons
Every week, metrics and analytics specialist Seth Persons digs deep to uncover what's trending on the Commons. Check out his posts at Academic Commons News to find our top 25 page views.
Annual Report 2015
This year's Annual Report describes the collection of open source tools we've developed to help foster collaboration and scholarship, quantifies our growth, and showcases some of the ways members use the Commons.
Ways To Use the Commons’ Events Calendar
Publicize events, lectures, and conferences across multiple groups on the Commons. Set deadlines and schedule presentations for graduate courses. Export Commons events to your third party calendars. Find out more!
The Commons New Events Calendar
The focus of Commons 1.8 is to help groups get the word out. Our new site-wide calendar lets members enter events, associate them to groups, and aggregate them to attractive personal, group, and global calendars. Read more at Commons News.
DiRT Now Available on the Commons
Members can now tap into Berkeley's new Digital Research Tools repository without leaving the Commons. Explore how your group can use this optional feature to discover and compare tools, register usage, and share best practices.
Ways to Use the Commons
Higher Ed at Its Best
Taking Your Commons Site in New Directions
Our new Hosting Partner Handbook outlines the various non-standard customizations available, and includes procedures and guidelines for domain mapping requests, customized themes, new plugins, and site migrations.
Children’s Right to Play
With a special focus on opportunities for children to play in cities, CERG “links university scholarship with the development of policies, environments, and programs to fulfill children’s rights and improve the quality of their lives.”
CUNY on Twitter
The CUNY Academic Commons is an academic social network created by and for CUNY – Take A Tour.