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Institutional Repository of Advocate Aurora Health: Overview

Purpose and scope of the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository, plus benefits and features for individual authors and graduate medical education programs

Purpose of this Guide

This guide will provide information on the purpose and scope of the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository, benefits and features for individual authors as well as graduate medical education programs, various reporting capabilities and more.

Overview

An institutional repository is a digital archive for collecting, preserving, and disseminating the research and intellectual output of an organization.

This repository supports Advocate Aurora's mission to help people live well by collecting, sharing, and preserving the scholarly research and output of affiliated team members. It will also serve as an archive to shed light on our past, chronicle our present and sketch the future of Advocate Aurora.

Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository is a service of the Advocate Aurora Library.

Started in 2014, the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository contains around 5500 scholarly works created by Advocate Aurora and its affiliated authors. These works include, but are not limited to:

  • Published journal articles, linked through Library resources or other access points
  • Book chapters and books, linked through Library resources or publisher sites
  • Conference abstracts
  • Conference posters
  • Video presentations
  • Digitized archival materials, including documents and photographs

What is in the Institutional Repository?

Scholarly Works

The primary function of the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository is to gather the scholarly output of Advocate Aurora authors. Browsers can see scholarly works by Subject/Specialty, by Advocate graduate medical education program or by Aurora graduate medical education program.

 

SelectedWorks

SelectedWorks profiles, also known as the Expert Gallery, offer individuals and graduate medical education programs to showcase their scholarly works in a semi-customizable format.

 

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews (JPCRR)

Hosted by the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository and published quarterly, the Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews (JPCRR) is a diamond open access, peer-reviewed medical journal devoted to advancing patient-centered care practices, health outcomes and patient experiences. JPCRR is indexed in PubMed Central, Directory of Open Access Journals, Google Scholar, Crossref and Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index. If you are interested in submitting to JPCRR, please see the Author Instructions for more information.

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Events

Several events and presentations have been hosted on the repository, or recordings were posted after the event. Advocate Aurora Health Scientific Day content has been hosted on the repository since 2020, and Transplant Grand Rounds are available since 2012.
 

Historical Content

Advocate Aurora and its legacy institutions have a rich history, going back over 150 years. The historical collections contain both images and documents showcasing our past.

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