The University of Virginia Library embarked on a project to rebuild the University’s institutional repository Libra to meet technical standards and the needs of the University’s administration, the Library, and scholars.

University of Virginia
UI/UX, Web Development

Add Metadata

Users can describe their work before uploading and add appropriate metadata for their approved electronic thesis or dissertation.

Upload Files and Artifacts

Users can then upload any files that are associated with their thesis or dissertations.

Submission Preview

Users can see a preview of how their papers will look to the public. This allows for an opportunity to check the input over for mistakes before submission.

User Dashboard

The dashboard shows in progress items, views, history, and allows users to edit their thesis.