RUcore –the Rutgers Community Repository– is a digital repository for the significant intellectual property of Rutgers University–its libraries, faculty and their collaborators.
RUcore's mission statement
Rutgers Community Repository (RUcore) is a repository of digital research and educational materials created and used by the University community and its strategic collaborators. The goal of the Rutgers University Community Repository is to advance research and learning at Rutgers, to foster interdisciplinary collaboration, and to contribute to the development of new knowledge through the archiving, preservation, and presentation of digital resources. Original research products and papers of the faculty and administrators and the unique resources of the libraries will be permanently preserved and made accessible with tools developed to facilitate and encourage their continued use.
RUcore's developing collection includes
- Primary source materials-manuscripts, photographs, maps, and multimedia, from the libraries' special collections.
- Resources about New Jersey, from the state's libraries, museums, archives and historical societies from the New Jersey Digital Highway collection.
- Electronic theses and dissertations, in collaboration with the Rutgers University graduate schools.
- Faculty and Departmental publications: pre-prints, postprints, presentations, technical reports, etc.