IDEALS Institutional Repository University of Illinois' digital repository for research and scholarship. Manuscripts and published papers, datasets, code, video, and audio 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 encouraged to add their work to our collections. For further information about IDEALS, contact your librarian.
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.
DataBib A tool for helping people identify and locate online repositories of research data.
Research Data Service A partnership between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Provost, the University Library, GSLIS, CITES, and NCSA, with headquarters in the University Library. 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.
DMPTool An online tool for writing data management plans. The DMPTool provides templates to guide you in the creation of data management plans that meet the specific requirements of a wide range of funding agencies and their funding programs.
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.
Academia.edu A platform for academics to share research papers, with over 12 million members.
Linked-In A large online professional network, with more than 313 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Individuals and organizations can create profiles on Linked in.
ResearchGate The ResearchGate mission is to connect researchers and make it easy for them to share and access scientific output, knowledge, and expertise. Individuals and organizations may create profiles.