Visit the repository at wyoscholar.uwyo.edu and click “Log in”. This link will redirect you to UW’s standard log in page, allowing you to use your UW account.
You will not be required to set up a new account for this system.
Once logged in, you will have an option to create a new item by clicking on “+ Create a new item” at the middle-left of the page. This will take you to the submission form.
At minimum, you will need to include:
If applicable, students are also asked to fill out the following optional fields:
At the end of the submission form, you will find an option to embargo your material. Embargos are an optional designation that you can apply to your material in order to prevent public access to your files for a specified period of time. To embargo your material, select “Apply Embargo” at the bottom of the form and select the period of time you want your material to remain private.
Completing Your Submission
If you plan to return to this form later, click “Save Changes.” Otherwise, check the “Publish” box before clicking “Save Changes.”
Once you've submitted your capstone, your material will be approved and published in the repository within 5-7 business days.
Your submission will not be publicly viewable until it has been approved. In order to ensure that the Honors College has a record of your submission before it is published, please email them at firstname.lastname@example.org with a preview link.
This link can be created by clicking "Generate preview link" at the bottom of your submission form. Please note that this link will only allow access to the record until it has been published. This link does not include the WyoScholar branding or the author's name. The link can be disabled at any time by clicking the "X" on the right side of the box.
If you have questions or need further assistance, contact us at email@example.com.
File naming conventions are a system of file naming that allows for easy identification/organization of files. In WyoScholar, file names are visible to users, so it is important that they follow file naming conventions.
WyoScholar file names include a prefix that identifies where the material lives, a four letter course code that identifies the department it's most associated with (this can be found in the Department field when you submit your paper), the year, the name of the author, and the type of material being submitted (which allows for multiple files to be submitted as part of the same record.
Put together, a sample file name may look like:
For multiple files, it might look like:
For WyoScholar, please use the below template, replacing anything in brackets  with the appropriate information: