About the Utah Valley University Institutional Repository
Share your research with the rest of the world!
UVU Library has created an Institutional Repository, where scholarly and creative
works by UVU students, staff, and faculty can be posted online in a stable, centralized
location, and accessed freely by all!
An Institutional Repository is:
- A long-term, centralized digital archive containing scholarly or artistic work produced
by the members of a particular institution, such as faculty, staff and students
- It collects unpublished articles, presentations, and, and student theses, both undergraduate
- It can also preserve newsletters, meeting minutes, or campus publications
How Will UVU's Institutional Repository Benefit You?You Can Share Your Research and Access Others' Research
There are stable, permanent links to the works, indexed by Google and other search
engines. Research has shown that open access articles are cited more frequently.Information is Free
The traditional publishing model places information behind price and access barriers.
IRs make it freely available. Providing open access to research can enhance the profile
of an institution, and its faculty and students. Students can get their research noticed
and accessed, adding value to resumes and graduate school applications.
The UVU Institutional Repository consists of:
We highly encourage faculty, staff, and students to submit scholarly and creative
How Can You Contribute Content to the Institutional Repository?
The requirements are simple: submit an electronic copy of the paper or presentation,
and a completed and signed permission form
(which states that the author allows the material to be posted on the web).
Institutional Repository Copyright Guidelines
The right to download or print any of the pages of the materials posted on the Institutional
Repository is granted by the copyright owner only for personal or classroom use. The
author retains all proprietary rights, including copyright ownership. Any reproduction
or editing by any means mechanical or electrical without the express written permission
of the copyright owner is strictly prohibited. Please email Catherine McIntyre, UVU
Archivist & Digital Librarian, at email@example.com with any questions.