Libra is the University's institutional repository. An institutional repository is an archive for collecting, preserving, and disseminating digital scholarship of an institution.
Libra is the University of Virginia’s scholarly institutional repository, the online archive of scholarship created by the University community. Libra makes publications available to the world and provides safe and secure storage through the Academic Preservation Trust. It provides a central, stable location for the scholarly output of the University community, which includes journal articles, datasets, theses, and other completed scholarly work eligible to be preserved and accessed by the public.