The Vanderbilt digital repository takes new name: DiscoverArchive

The Jean and Alexander Heard Library is pleased to announce a name change for the Vanderbilt University digital repository formerly known as VU e-Archive to DiscoverArchive. Launched in 2005 as VU e-Archive, DiscoverArchive is a digital repository to collect, manage, and distribute digital collections either created or held by faculty, staff, and students at Vanderbilt University. Collections types vary and include podcasts, honors research, student publications, technical reports, and books.

The name change will complement the newly launched library search tool, DiscoverLibrary and will be underscored by a redesigned website and a new communications plan.

The new DiscoverArchive URL ( is active; the old URL ( will continue to redirect users. To open a collection and begin contributing content, contact Ronee L. Francis at

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