Category Archives: Top Academic Repositories

Top Academic Repositories

Beeppress Repositories

Digital Commons is the only comprehensive showcase that lets institutions publish, manage, and increase recognition for everything produced on campus—and the only institutional repository and publishing platform that integrates with a full faculty research and impact suite.

Apollo – University of Cambridge Repository

This repository holds the research output of members of the University of Cambridge. It is delivered and managed by the University Library’s Office of Scholarly Communication team.

Oxford University Research Archive (ORA)

ORA is a permanant and secure archive of the University which preserves an array of research publications, journal articles, conference papers, working papers, theses, reports, book sections and more. Unpublished academic work is also deposited into ORA, maximising the University’s research output.

Yale University, EliScholar – A Digital Platform for Scholarly Publishing

EliScholar is a digital platform for the scholarly output of researchers at Yale University. It promotes discovery and access of their work. EliScholar allows researchers and other interested readers anywhere in the world to learn about and keep up to date with Yale scholarship. Administered by the Yale Library, EliScholar contains materials selected by participating departments, schools, centers, and institutes at Yale. Users have access to materials in EliScholar free of charge. Some materials are restricted use by Yale community members only.

DASH: Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard

A central, open-access repository of research by members of the Harvard community. DASH enlarges the audience and impact of your work. Authors who deposit in DASH have access to on-demand metrics and receive monthly reports about their readership. Deposited works receive persistent URLs, are comprehensively indexed by search engines, including Google and Google Scholar, reach academic and non-academic readers who may not have access to the original publications, and are preserved by the Harvard Library.

Academic Commons Columbia University

Academic Commons is Columbia University’s digital repository where faculty, students, and staff of Columbia and its affiliate institutions can deposit the results of their scholarly work and research. Content in Academic Commons is freely available to the public.

Cornell’s digital repository

As part of its social commitment as a research university, Cornell strives to ensure that scholarly research results are as widely available as possible. eCommons provides open access to the work that makes Cornell a leader in research, teaching, and creativity. eCommons is where the Library preserves the scholarly and artistic work of our faculty, staff, and students. eCommons showcases the work of individuals as well as departments, programs, institutes, and other formal and informal campus communities.

The open archive HAL-SHS   
HAL-SHS provides publications produced by the scientific research. The expected scientific level is the one of a publication submitted in a peer-reviewed journal. HAL-SHS does not limit to published documents, or even intended to be published, but the scientific contents must be suited for a display in HAL-SHS.

OpenGrey Repository  
The OpenGrey Repository was launched mid-2011. OpenGrey succeeds OpenSIGLE, which was an initiative by Inist-CNRS to transfer the contents of a commercial database into an open access environment – including the results of 25 years of collecting and referencing grey literature by European partners. Since 2008, GreyNet’s conference preprints complement the offer on grey literature in OpenGrey by providing full-text access to research output in this field of information science.

HELDA – Digital Repository of the University of Helsinki  
The main purpose of HELDA is to increase the visibility, use and impact of research results of the University of Helsinki by providing open access of research publications through the University’s own repository. HELDA is a replacement for the UH campus repositories (DViikki, CARHU, Katja, TDS). HELDA serves as a full text repository for research articles and institutional series, as well as for teaching and research material produced by the departments and faculties of the University.

Max Planck Society. Institutes of the Max Planck Society   
The eDoc server provides a unique entry point to the accumulated research output of the Max Planck Society. Institutes of the Max Planck Society are invited by the president to use the eDoc -Server to collect their scientific documents in digital form, manage their publication data and to increase the visibility of their digital collections. Via eDoc, scientists can make their work openly accessible online with the technological and institutional backing of the Max Planck Society.

MIT Open Access Articles   – Details
The MIT Open Access Articles collection consists of scholarly articles written by MIT-affiliated authors that are made available through DSpace@MIT under the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy, or under related publisher agreements. Articles in this collection generally reflect changes made during peer-review.

Document and Publication Server: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin  
The Document and Publication Server of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is a service of the university library and the computer and media services. It offers the organisational and technical framework to all members of HU Berlin for publishing scientific documents digitally. Documents that are stored include single publications and publication series, collections, conference papers, research reports, journals (e-journals), theses and dissertations, master theses and seminar papers.

Nova Southeastern University Institutional Repository NSUWorks  
NSUWorks is a service of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Libraries. NSUWorks brings together all of the university’s research, scholarly and creative works in a centralized location with the aim of preserving and providing online open access to these works.

NELLCO, Inc.  
NELLCO, Inc. is an international consortium of law libraries, founded in New England in 1983. Our membership includes academic; state, court and county; and private non-profit law libraries in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. NELLCO is a 501(c)(3), incorporated in Massachusetts, with offices located in Albany, NY.

Brown Digital Repository  
The Brown Digital Repository (BDR) is intended to make accessible and preserve digital objects of enduring value to the scholarly mission of Brown University. The BDR uses a combination of widely-implemented metadata standards, including: Dublin Core Metadata Object Description Schema: MODS (Library of Congress) Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard: METS (Library of Congress)

Washington University Open Scholarship  
The Open Scholarship repository is a service of the Washington University in St. Louis libraries to provide free access to the scholarly output of the university. See the About and FAQ pages for links to details on mission, content and contributing.

Via Sapientiae (DePaul University)  
Via Sapientiae supports DePaul’s goal of academic enhancement by collecting, organizing, and providing open access to scholarly works produced by the University’s faculty, staff, centers, institutes, and students. Via Sapientiae also showcases DePaul’s unique Vincentian heritage materials.

UKnowledge (University of Kentucky)  
UKnowledge is a digital collection of unique scholarship created by University of Kentucky faculty, staff, students, departments, research centers, and administration.

UIC Indigo (University of Illinois at Chicago)  
INDIGO collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Trace: Tennessee Research and Create Exchange (University of Tennessee Knoxville)   
Trace is a University of Tennessee digital archive that showcases and preserves published and unpublished works by faculty, departments, programs, research centers, and institutes. Free online access via Trace makes UT research, scholarship and public service easily discoverable anywhere in the world.

TopSCHOLAR (Western Kentucky University)   
TopSCHOLAR® is a digital repository and publishing platform that provides open access to scholarly works created by the faculty, students, and staff of Western Kentucky University. It ensures that the intellectual output of WKU is archived and shared worldwide.

Spark: Scholarship at Parkland (Parlkand College)   
SPARK is Parkland College’s open-access digital repository. It is the home of the rich body of scholarly and creative work of Parkland College students, faculty, administration, and staff. SPARK promotes and showcases these works, and facilitates their global discovery.

SOAR: Shocker Open Access Repository (Wichita State University)  
SOAR is the institutional repository of Wichita State University. The purpose of SOAR is to make the University’s digital scholarship available to global audience and to serve as a reliable digital storage. SOAR has a dual function of a publication platform and a digital archive. University faculty and staff are invited to publish research works, data, or documents in SOAR.

SHAREOK (Joint project between University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State)  
SHAREOK is the joint institutional repository for the University of Oklahoma Libraries (OU) and Oklahoma State University Libraries (OSU). It serves as the home for the intellectual output of both communities, and will ultimately include digital dissertations, faculty publications, digital special collections, open access publications, open educational resources and much more.

Johnson County Community College  
The repository is a service of the Johnson County Community College libraries. Research and scholarly output included here has been selected and deposited by the individual university departments and centers on campus.

OpenSIUC: Southern Illinois University  
OpenSIUC is an institutional repository offering permanent, reliable, and free access to research and scholarly material produced at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

NWCommons is an institutional repository for Northwestern College. The repository’s purpose is to provide open access to a number of different types of publications for faculty, staff, and students of the College as well as to highlight and promote the College’s academic achievements to its larger Christian, academic communities.

Lake Forest College Publications   
This site is a service of Lake Forest College Library and Information Technology. It contains selected digital collections of Lake Forest College.

KU ScholarWorks (University of Kansas)   
KU ScholarWorks is the digital repository of the University of Kansas. It contains scholarly work created by KU faculty, staff and students, as well as material from the University Archives. KU ScholarWorks makes important research and historical items available to a wider audience and helps assure their long-term preservation.

The Keep: Eastern Illinois University   
The Keep is an excellent platform for working papers, university documents, copies of published articles, and conference papers. Presentations, senior theses/honors projects, exhibits and other works not published elsewhere can also be published in The Keep.

K-REx: K-State Research Exchange (Kansas State University)   
The K-State Research Exchange (K-REx) provides a platform to collect, preserve, and discover the creative and scholarly works of K-State students, staff, and faculty; it also houses K-State’s digitized historical documents and images from the University Archives and Special Collections. K-REx raises the prestige of K-State’s scholarly output, increases scholarly communication, and makes materials more widely available.

Iowa Research Online (The University of Iowa)   
Iowa Research Online preserves and provides access to the research and scholarship created by the University of Iowa’s faculty, students, and staff. The research papers, theses, dissertations, books, conference presentations, journals, and multimedia here represent Iowa’s rich intellectual and cultural community.

Huskie Commons (Northern Illinois University)  
This is a digital service that collects, preserves, and distributes digital material from scholars within the Northern Illinois University Community.

ESIRIC: Emporia State Institutional Repository Collection  
ESIRC is jointly managed by the Institutional Repository (IR) Coordinator and Head of Technical Services at the William Allen White Library. Further assistance is provided by members of the ESU Scholarly Communication Committee (SCC).

eCommons (Loyola University Chicago)  
Loyola eCommons is an open-access, sustainable, and secure resource created to preserve and provide access to research, scholarship, and creative works created by the university community for the benefit of Loyola students, faculty, staff, and the larger world.

DiscoverArchive (Vanderbilt University)   
DiscoverArchive, Vanderbilt University’s digital repository, provides open access to faculty scholarly work, preserves historically significant digital materials, and supports the university in scholarly communications and the dissemination of knowledge. Faculty, researchers, staff and students are invited to contribute digital materials to ensure long term preservation and access.

Digital Scholarship @ Tennessee State University   
The repository is a service of the Tennessee State University libraries. Research and scholarly output included here has been reviewed, approved, and deposited by the individual university departments and centers on campus

DigitalCommons@University of Nebraske – Lincoln   
The repository is a collaborative service of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln libraries. Faculty, researchers, and students associated with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are invited to deposit digital materials for long-term preservation and world-wide electronic accessibility.

Digital Commons @ IWU (Illinois Wesleyan University)  
Digital Commons @ Illinois Wesleyan University (DC@IWU) reflects the nature of the intellectual, creative and scholarly culture of our campus. DC@IWU serves as the central location for outstanding student work, faculty scholarship, University records, and campus history.

DigitalCommons@Fayetteville State University   
The repository is a service of the Fayetteville State University libraries. Research and scholarly output included here has been selected and deposited by the individual university departments and centers on campus.

DigitalCommons@COD (College of DuPage)   
DigitalCommons@COD is an open-access repository maintained by the College of DuPage Library that collects, preserves, and showcases scholarly, educational, and creative works created by the COD community. This repository facilitates global discovery of and access to COD’s intellectual output while providing a stable, long-term home for digital scholarship.

Indiana University Digital Library of the Commons   
The Digital Library of the Commons (DLC) is a gateway to the international literature on the commons. The DLC provides free and open access to full-text articles, papers, and dissertations. This site contains an author-submission portal; an Image Database; the Comprehensive Bibliography of the Commons; a Keyword Thesaurus, and links to relevant reference sources on the study of the commons.

MIT Open Access Articles  
DSpace@MIT is a growing collection of MIT’s research that includes peer-reviewed articles, technical reports, working papers, theses and more. End-user downloads of the 80,000+ items regularly exceed one million per month.

University of Michigan Research Collections   
Deep Blue provides access to the work that makes the University of Michigan a leader in research, teaching, and creativity. By representing our faculty, staff, and student scholars as individuals and as members of communities, Deep Blue is where you will find and the Library preserves the best scholarly and artistic work done at Michigan.