One Million Downloads for Digital Commons@Becker

Digital Commons@Becker achieved a major milestone this week as the digital repository for the School of Medicine surpassed the mark of 1 million items downloaded.

Launched in March 2010 as a digital showcase for research and scholarship at the School of Medicine, Digital Commons@Becker now houses over 11,000 items including journal articles, meeting abstracts, capstones, research papers, archival materials, poster presentations, newsletters, videos, podcasts and more.

As of this year, Digital Commons@Becker features 53 distinct collections representing the research and scholarly works of 14 departments, programs and centers at the School of Medicine.

Established as a free service to the medical school community, Digital Commons@Becker is currently managed by a team of Becker Library staff led by Amy Suiter, scholarly publishing librarian, with ongoing collection development and maintenance assistance provided by Angie Rosengarten, evening and weekend supervisor, and her staff.

If you are interested in learning more about Digital Commons@Becker or would like to create a digital collection for your department or group, please contact Amy Suiter at