Iowa Research Online is moving

We’re moving!

The University of Iowa Libraries has been using bepress Digital Commons for our institutional repository, Iowa Research Online, for several years. Now we’re building a new system using Ex Libris Esploro. Both systems are known as Iowa Research Online and will be available for the next several months, but (Digital Commons interface) will be inaccessible after September 2021. In the meantime, please explore (Esploro interface) and let us know what you think by contacting us at If you want to learn more, please visit our guide: About Iowa Research Online.

What’s moving?

Not all content in is moving to Faculty publications and electronic dissertations and theses are the primary content types moving to Other content may be moved to other systems. If you have questions about your content and where it will be moving, please contact us at

Where can I find what I’m looking for?

If you’re looking for faculty publications, dissertations and theses, or reports, go to (NEW Esploro interface)

If you’re looking for journals and conferences published by the UI Libraries or other miscellaneous items, go to (OLD Digital Commons interface)