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Institutional Repository Submissions: Overview

Process for Advocate Aurora Health team members to submit works to the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository

Purpose of this Guide

This guide will walk Advocate Aurora Health team members through the process of submitting works to the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository, a service of the Advocate Aurora Library.

To submit works for consideration in the Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews (JPCRR), please see the journal's Author Instructions.

What is the Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository?

The Advocate Aurora Health Institutional Repository serves to identify, acquire, preserve, make accessible, and highlight digital information which has been created by all Advocate Aurora team members in support of the organization's mission to help people live well.

Content includes, but is not limited to:

  • Published journal articles
  • Book chapters and books
  • Conference abstracts (full text preferred)
  • Conference posters (full text preferred)
  • Archival material such as photos, annual reports, digital publications, etc.

Benefits for Authors

  • Visibility: Google will find your work more easily
  • Discoverability: Find out what your colleagues across the system are working on and identify opportunities for collaboration
  • Publicity: Showcase scholarly works of your department or specialty
  • Demonstrating your impact: Monthly readership reports sent to all authors; dashboard metrics include downloads, geographic reach, and PlumX alternative metrics; readership maps also available