What is Arch?
Arch is the institutional repository of Northwestern University and serves as a platform to preserve and share the research and scholarly output of the university community. Faculty and research staff at Northwestern University, with a current NetID and password, may deposit digital files of their finalized research or scholarly works into Arch.
- To provide a preservation and access system for faculty to share their research with the world
- To support open access to research and scholarship
Arch is built on an open-source architecture based on the Fedora/Hydra stack solution. The repository provides stable, long-term preservation and ongoing maintenance for content contained within the repository.
Research materials suitable for deposit:
- Research papers and posters
- Conference proceedings
- Technical or Lab reports
- Figures and Images
- Datasets supporting publications
- Open access content
For more information about Arch policies and guidelines, please visit Arch.