Scholarly Communication and Repository Services (SCARS)

422 Main Library
1408 W Gregory Dr
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 244-4688

Scholarly Communication and Repository Services

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Contact Us

Help & Support: Log an OTRS Ticket
Phone: 217-244-4688
Office: 424/422 Library
Hours: 8:30am-5pm, Mon-Fri
Email: web form | email us
After Hours: Report System Problems

The Scholarly Communication and Repository Services division of Library IT is responsible for providing programming and technical support for all components of the Library's large-scale digital preservation management system and the technical infrastructure for the IDEALS scholarly communications initiatives within the University Library. Team members also provide technical support to other scholarly communication or digital preservation research projects or related programs within the Library.

Production Services:

  • IDEALS: Institutional Repository
  • Vireo: Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Submission System
  • Medusa: Large-Scale Digital Preservation Management System

Research Projects:

  • SEAD: Sustainable Environment — Actionable Data