Comprehensive guides to the library created for the staff of each Survey/Center of the Prairie Research Institute.
Archiving Documents, Data, and More
IDEALS Institutional Repository University of Illinois' digital repository for research and scholarship. Manuscripts and published papers, posters, presentations, and other scholarly content produced at the University of Illinois are all eligible for deposit. All faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit into IDEALS. The Prairie Research Institute has a community in IDEALS. Institute staff are strongly encouraged to add their work to Institute collections. See "How you can use IDEALS and why you should."
Center for Multimedia Excellence An interdisciplinary group of campus media, IT, library, and communication staff whose purpose is development of shared knowledge, best practices, and resources for media production, publishing, accessibility, and preservation, so as to improve the quality and impact of media used for education, research, outreach, and public service.
Re3Data.org A registry of online research data repositories.
Research Data Service The goal of the RDS is to provide researchers with a minimal framework to allow them to comply with funding agency and journal requirements in regards to data sharing and the OSTP memo on public access to federally funded research. The RDS is headquartered in the University Library and is a partnership between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Provost, the University Library, iSchool, Technology Services, and NCSA, headquartered in the University Library. If you have questions about managing and preserving your data, the Research Data Service is the place to go for assistance. The RDS administers the following tools and programs:
Numeric and Spatial Data Services Assistance with finding, acquiring, and using numerical and spatial data for teaching and research at the University of Illinois. The Numeric and Spatial Data Services program includes a GIS specialist and the Data Purchase Program.
GrantForward Searchable database of funding announcements and RFPs from all types of funders. Set up an automated alert for funding announcements in your research area. For assistance, contact your librarian
Grants.Gov Database of funding opportunities from 26 federal agencies.
ORCID ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized. Learn more about ORCID here.
Illinois Experts Faculty and some academic professionals are represented in Illinois Experts. If you have a profile, you can access it by logging in here. You can enhance your profile by adding references to your work as well as keywords representing your research interests. FAQs and tutorials are available here. Questions about the allocation of academic professional seats should be directed to your Survey director.