About Institutional Repositories

The KU Research Commons is an institutional repository (IR). We strive to bring together the best of KU's academic creativity under one website, with an aim to preserve and provide access to this outstanding work.

The KU Research Commons is an excellent online source for the world to discover working papers, initial research, conference presentations, proceedings of KU conferences, art portfolios, exhibits, and copies of published articles,. Undergraduate capstone projects, portfolios, independent research, masters theses and doctoral dissertations represent the best and brightest work of our KU students and alumni..

The KU Research Commons is built on the Digital Commons software platform by bepress.