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Academic Works for Student Researchers: Overview

This is a guide to support self-archiving by our undergraduate research, honors, and emerging scholars students who prepare posters for our semi-annual poster session.

Undergraduate Research Posters and Academic Works

Students participating in City Tech’s various undergraduate research, honors, and emerging scholars initiatives are invited and encouraged to submit their posters to CUNY Academic Works.

Why submit your poster or project to Academic Works?
Academic Works preserves your poster or project and, more importantly, provides you a stable link to your work that you can add to your resume, CV, or portfolio!


What is CUNY Academic Works?

CUNY Academic Works is an online repository of research, scholarship, and creative works produced by the CUNY community. All content in CUNY Academic Works is freely available to everyone, and if someone searches your name or research topic using Google, there’s a good chance your work will be in the search results!

Students are the copyright holders of their work.

Academic Works is a permanent institutional archive; works cannot be changed or removed. Please check with your faculty advisor to see if there are any issues with sharing your work online. 

Below are Instructions for to self-submit your work.

Prepare to Submit to Academic Works

The submission process consists of the following steps:

  • Check in with your mentor for an OK before you add your poster or project to Academic Works
  • If you worked on a group project, only one student needs to add the poster or project. You'll want to add the other students under AUTHORS in the record..
  • Go to Academic Works
  • Under Author Corner, select Submit Work
  • Under SUBMIT YOUR RESEARCH, find NYCCT and click PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH
  • Go to MY ACCOUNT to create an Account  with your City Tech email address if this your first time submitting content. You will need to validate your account via your email
  • Login to CUNY Academic Works  
  • Read and accept the Submission Agreement
  • Provide information about yourself and any co-authors, as well as the work
  • Upload your electronic file 

If you did not present your work at the semi-annual poster session, you can skip the next step.

For each work, copy and paste from your poster or project the following: (1) title (2) co-authors and (3) abstract. Under COMMENTS, please add the date of the poster session you presented and info about your mentor at as follows:

This poster was presented at the ??th Semi-Annual Honors and Undergraduate Research Scholars Poster Presentation at New York City College of Technology, MONTH, DAY, YEAR (date). Prof. Firstname Lastname (Department).  For example:

This poster was presented at the 30th Semi-Annual Dr. Janet Liou-Mark Honors and Undergraduate Research Scholars Poster Presentation at New York City College of Technology, May 1, 2019. Mentor: Prof. John Smith (Mathematics).

Upload the electronic copy of the file.   

File types:
Please submit your posters or projects as a .PDF. If you are unable to do this, submit your poster or presentation as a PowerPoint (.PPT) file and your paper as an MSWord file.