IDEALS Resources and Information

IDEALS is the digital repository for research and scholarship - including published and unpublished papers, datasets, video and audio - produced at the University of Illinois. All faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit into IDEALS. This is a place to find information related to IDEALS, including policies, procedures, guidelines, and help pages.

Getting Started

For Individuals: Outlines the 10 steps for depositing your research into IDEALS.

For Groups: Information on how formal and informal groups can establish collections in IDEALS.

Frequently Asked Questions: General questions about IDEALS

General Deposit Guidelines for IDEALS: General deposit guidelines for IDEALS

Preparing Files for Deposit into IDEALS: Guidelines for preparing files for deposit into IDEALS.

Deposit Agreement: Non-Exclusive Distribution and Preservation License Agreement

Copyright and Intellectual Property Policies: General policies and guidelines about copyright and intellectual property in relationship to IDEALS

General Information

About IDEALS: The mission of IDEALS and the benefits of depositing your research into IDEALS

Help Using IDEALS: How to use IDEALS, detailed search instructions, and deposit instructions with screen shots

IDEALS Logos : If you'd like to link to IDEALS, we have a variety of IDEALS logos available for your website

Internal IDEALS documentation and ongoing projects

Contact Information

For general information and questions, email ideals-gen@illinois[PLEASENOSPAM].edu or contact IDEALS by phone at 217-333-4648.

Policies and Guidelines

Collection Policy: Outlines what can be deposited and who can deposit into IDEALS

Community Policies: Outlines the roles, rights, and responsibilities of IDEALS Communities

Preservation Policy: Outlines the IDEALS plan to support sustainable access to deposited content

Format Recommendations: IDEALS will accept any file format; format recommendations and preferences are detailed here

Access Restriction Policy: Describes circumstances for allowing access restricted items into repository and available levels of access

Withdrawal Policy: Circumstances for withdrawal of items from the repository


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