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Open Access Task Force: Illinois Repositories

Introduction to Open Access, including information on publisher practices, definitions and other resources.

Institutional Repositories at Illinois Public Institutions

This page contains links to and information about institutional repositories available at public institutions in Illinois.

The Keep: Eastern Illinois University - an open access archive of scholarly and creative activity and administrative records for Eastern Illinois University. Uses the Digital Commons software from bepress.

ISU ReD: Research and eData - an open access archive to "research and scholarship of the faculty, staff, and students of Illinois State University." Uses the Digital Commons software from bepress.

NIU Huskie Commons - the institutional repository at Northern Illinois University, which collects, preserves, and shares the "intellectual output of the faculty, staff, and students." Uses DSpace, an open-source software.

OpenSIUC - the institutional repository for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, which offers "permanent, reliable, and free access to research and scholarly material produced at Southern Illinois University Carbondale." Uses the Digital Commons software from bepress.

INDIGO - the institutional repository for the University of Illinois - Chicago, which provides access to research and scholarship of UIC's faculty, staff and students. Uses DSpace, an open-source software.

IDEALS: Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship - the institutional repository at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which "collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students." Uses DSpace, an open-source software.

OpenDOAR: Directory of Open Access Repositories - an online directory of open access repositories throughout the World.