About RShare

RShare is Toronto Metropolitan University‚Äôs new institutional repository and research collaboration platform for research data and scholarly outputs produced by members of the Toronto Metropolitan University community and their collaborators.  This repository will disseminate and preserve the scholarly record of the university and make it available in a citable, shareable and discoverable manner.  It is also the home of the University’s online archive of PhD dissertations and Masters theses.

RShare supports over 300 different file types (text, images, video, audio, 3D models, datasets) and allows for the viewing of these files within the browser.  On RShare you can find articles, data sets, theses, dissertations, technical reports, working papers, conference papers, videos, etc. within the collection, and content is openly available to anyone on the web.

By depositing in RShare, researchers can increase the discoverability of their work, and comply with funder and publisher requirements. Traditional metrics such as views and downloads along with Altmetrics (social media reach) are available for all items.


RShare provides access to Toronto Metropolitan University’s research for our community and the world. The Library RShare platform enables knowledge mobilization by gathering, organizing, highlighting and disseminating TMU’s creative and scholarly research output.


  • Promote Equitable Access
  • Celebrate TMU’s research excellence
  • Enable Knowledge Mobilization
  • Increase Research Impact
  • Improve Discoverability 

Institutional Repositories

Institutional Repositories provide open access to the research output of a university.