The Keep at Two: The First Two Years of Our Institutional Repository


This document highlights the growth, milestones, and achievements of the first two years of the Eastern Illinois University institutional repository, The Keep. Founded in the fall of 2011, The Keep has grown to include over 27,000 documents, making it one of the largest bepress repositories in the Midwest. From faculty scholarship to student publications to archival photos and campus events, The Keep documents, preserves, and promotes the academic life of the Eastern campus.