Libra is the University of Virginia’s institutional repository, the online archive of scholarship created by the university community.  Libra makes publications available to the world and provides safe and secure storage for the scholarly output of the U.Va. community.

Three types of content can be submitted to Libra:

Open Access Works  Scholarly articles, books, book chapters, conference papers, etc. written by members of the University community.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations  Masters theses and doctoral dissertations.

Datasets  Datasets gathered by university researchers and eligible for worldwide open access.

For copyright information related to Libra and to digital scholarship in general, please see Copyright Essentials for Graduate Students  and the Copyright and Scholarly Communication Resources site.