Illinois Data Bank

Connect to Illinois Data Bank

Connect to the Illinois Data Bank through their website.


The Illinois Data Bank is a public access repository for publishing research data from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

When is this service available

The Illinois Data Bank is typically expected to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Help requests are handled during normal business hours.

Priority level for this service

Maintaining the Illinois Data Bank is a critical priority for Library IT. We make every effort to resolve problems with this service as quickly as possible.

We make every effort to work with hosted dependencies to resolve outages as quickly as possible.  Library IT then monitors the situation until resolved.

How to report a problem

If Illinois Data Bank is down, please log a ticket with the IT Help Desk or call the Help Desk at 244-4688. Incoming tickets and calls are reviewed and prioritized as they arrive between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you believe there is a widespread outage, please call 244-4688 and leave a message with the Library IT Help Desk.  During business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.), the Library IT Help Desk will answer, and during evenings or weekends, the AITS Service Desk will answer on behalf of the Help Desk.   In an emergency situation, the AITS Service Desk answering service will contact Library IT on-call support staff promptly.

Help requests can be directed to

Who can use this service

Anyone can access datasets within the Illinois Data Bank.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign affiliated faculty, staff, and graduate students may deposit up to 2 TB per principal investigator per year.


Illinois Databank Policies

Illinois Databank Help

What you must have to use this service

To access or deposit datasets, a web browser and internet connection are required.

Service owners

Heidi Imker

Dependencies on other services

EZID – Purdue University

California Digital Library

Medusa core infrastructure

NCSA storage condo / Active Data Service

Date created

September 14, 2016

Date revised

September 14, 2016