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Institutional Repository: IR at the Macdonald-Kelce Library

A guide to get you started on formatting and submitting your completed papers to the University of Tampa's Institutional Repository

What is an Institutional Repository?

An Institutional Repository (IR) is a type of Open Access (OA) university archive where digital copies of student and faculty work are preserved.

The Macdonald-Kelce Library IR ensures that scholarship produced at the University of Tampa is maintained for future generations of research. 

Submitting your thesis to the Macdonald-Kelce Library

Each department has a submission process for theses. Please check with your advisor or program coordinator for more information about required steps. If you have any questions about the Macdonald-Kelce Library's Institutional Repository, please email us at


Working on Your Thesis

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