The Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS) is a set of collections and related services that together constitute part of the campus institutional repository at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , it provides online open access to the research research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at UIUC.

From Ideals:

What is IDEALS? IDEALS collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Learn more.

Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship – unpublished and, in many cases, published – directly into IDEALS. IDEALS includes research papers, technical reports, published papers, pre-prints, conference papers and presentations, datasets, and other digital research material. Learn more.

iDEALS provides full text indexing to many textual files and makes the descriptive content available to Google Scholar, OAIster, and other repositories of scholarly material. IDEALS also provides you with a permanent and persistent URL to your submission that you can reliably cite without fear that it will go away.

Link:  http://www.ideals.uiuc.edu/

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