Streaming in ISU ReD: Research beyond an article

An outdoor photograph of the Illinois State University Quad including flowering trees, Cook Hall, and the Old Main Bell

Most of the items uploaded to Illinois State University’s institutional repository are PDFs. But for those whose work is better showcased outside the boundaries of an article, ISU ReD has that covered, too.

Search scholarly works preserved by the Internet Archive

Open Access symbol

Like any material, Open Access publications sometimes “disappear” from the web. Professional organizations dissolve and their conference web pages are taken down, publishers cease operations and their assets are sold or go into legal limbo, and individuals lose interest in maintaining websites and move on.

The Black Circus and the Multiplicity of Gazes

a black and white photograph of The Gilbert Troupe, a four person black circus act

While researching African American sideshow musicians for the grant project’s upcoming digital exhibit, it became apparent there was another story that needed to be told: the legacy of Ephraim Williams, the world’s first Black circus owner.

ISU ReD marks its 10,000th item

Black and white photograph of Angeline (Ange) V. Milner, first librarian at Illinois State Normal University. Milner is shown sitting at her office desk. Date unknown.

ISU ReD, Illinois State University’s institutional repository, recently marked an important milestone: its 10,000th addition