Transformations on Digital Commons

Digital Commons - Transformations

Memorial Library is proud to highlight student work from Transformations, the annual undergraduate research conference at SUNY Cortland. Students who present or give posters can choose to share their posters or presentation slides through the Transformations collection in Digital Commons

Please contact with any questions, or if you are interested in sharing your work from Transformations this year!


Digital Commons Theses

Image from Digital Commons highlighting Theses

Memorial Library preserves and shares Cortland students’ theses through our online repository, Digital Commons.

Our Masters theses collection includes graduate theses from the departments of English, History, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies and Sport Management:

Also, check out our brand new collection of theses and final projects from students in the undergraduate Honors Program:

Expect new additions to both collections later this Spring!


Digital Commons @Cortland

Image from the Digital Commons @Cortland displaying a photo of an early Football team

Wondering what SUNY Cortland used to look like? Want to check out photos of your time suiting up as a Red Dragon? Many of SUNY Cortland’s historical photographs, documents, yearbooks and many other items are available online for free! Check out the SUNY Cortland Digital Commons to find out more!


Virtual Sandwich Seminar: Digital Commons 11/4/2021

“Looking For a Place to Highlight Your Online Content? Come Learn About the Digital Commons at Cortland and What It Can Do For You”

Thursday, November 4, 2021
Noon-1:00 PM


Speakers: Digital Commons Administrators – Jeremy Pekarek, Jennifer Kronenbitter, Maaike Oldemans, Jennifer Parker & Hilary Wong

Memorial Library offers Digital Commons to the campus as an institutional repository for digital collections. Our presentation will highlight some of our existing Digital Commons content as examples of how it could be used by other entities on campus. Furthermore, we will discuss the steps needed to request, create, and manage new collections.

Existing collections include some of the following content areas:
• Posters / student work / undergraduate research
• Scholarly works
• Historical information / campus history
• Images / photographs
• Interviews / oral histories

Following the presentation, we would welcome questions from attendees on creating their own collections for their campus organization or feel free to reach out via email anytime at

Students: Participate in Transformations via new Library initiative

Memorial Library invites any student participating in the Transformations Undergraduate Research Conference 2020 to share their research with the campus, via a new library initiative.

Because of COVID-19, the Transformations Undergraduate Research Conference cannot happen in person; instead it will be hosted online on Memorial Library’s Digital Commons platform. The submissions will go live on May 13th.

Students who had planned on participating may submit their research papers, posters or slides as described here:

Note that the deadline for submission is May 6th. Please contact with any questions.