Welcome to IDEALS

, the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship, collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the .

Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship—unpublished and, in many cases, published—directly into IDEALS. Departments can use IDEALS to distribute their working papers, technical reports, or other research material.

IDEALS also includes all deposited from Fall 2010 onward.

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  • O'Roark, Molly Noble (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)
    Harpo Marx, née Arthur Marx, was one of the most important harpists in the twentieth century. Although he began as a self-taught musician and never learned to read music, he introduced the harp to millions of people ...

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  • Hahn, James F. (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019)


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  • Teper, Thomas H.; Vasileva, Vera (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2019-04)
    Librarians speculate that the digitization and delivery of items through the HathiTrust may reduce or eliminate demand for the corresponding print content. This belief feeds into a perception that monographs housed within ...


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  • Tracy, Daniel G. (Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, 2019-04)
    This paper presents an analysis of e-book usage in one interdisciplinary research collection, for library and information science (LIS), at a large research institution. Drawing from the social sciences, humanities, and ...

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