Scholarly Communication and Repository Services

The Scholarly Communication and Repository Services (SCARS) 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