Overview

IRis: Digital Scholarship, Publishing, and Preservation at Northeastern University

IRis is a digital archive that collects, manages, preserves, and shares the intellectual output and historical record of Northeastern University.

Why IRis?

Professional Exposure:
  • Showcases scholarship to researchers, funding sources, and others
Preservation
  • Offers secure storage of your scholarship or records
Easy Access
  • Allows others to quickly find, use, and cite your work by using powerful search tools
  • Enables you to post your work easily

Who is it for?

  • NU researchers who want to promote and preserve their intellectual output
  • NU administrators who need to preserve important university records
  • Anyone seeking information on the intellectual productivity of the Northeastern community or the history of the University.

What can be found in IRis?

•Research and technical papers
•Preprints
•Conference presentations
•Data sets: statistical, geospatial, etc...
•Learning objects, such as:
°Interactive models
°Instructional portals
•Theses and dissertations
•Journals and books
•Video and audio recordings of speeches and events
•Photographs of NU events, buildings, people
•Key University documents

and more...

Charter Contributors

Faith Crisley - Honors Program
Geoffrey Davies - Chemistry Department
Elham Ghabbour - Environmental Health and Safety
Nancy Hoffart - School of Nursing
Deanna Jantzen - Board of Trustees
Brian Kenny - Marketing and Communications
Mark Putnam - University Planning and Research
Peter Roby - Center for the Study of Sport in Society
Michael B. Silevitch - Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems (CenSSIS)

More information
Contact Hillary Corbett, Scholarly Communication Librarian

NU Libraries, 360 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115 | (617) 373-2350