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DigitalHub is an institutional repository for the research and scholarly output of Northwestern Medicine

Introducing DigitalHub

What is DigitalHub?

DigitalHub is an institutional repository for the research and scholarly output of Northwestern Medicine. DigitalHub preserves intellectual works created by the Northwestern Medicine scholarly community, enhances the visibility of Northwestern Medicine scholarship, and promotes authors by enabling discovery and accessibility of works by the international scientific community.

DigitalHub facilitates the discovery and recognition of research and scholarship at Northwestern Medicine by bringing together open access to traditional and non-traditional research and information on scholarly activities across all disciplines. Populated with institutional and public data sources, DigitalHub represents a living record of scholarly output.

Where can I find DigitalHub?

DigitalHub is available at:

Use DigitalHub to:

  • Disseminate your work to a wider audience
  • Provide a citable link and easy access to your work
  • Store your research in a central, searchable database
  • Ensure long-term preservation of your work

I need help and training!

Don't worry, DigitalHub help documentation is available in this guide. Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center holds semi-regular training for FSM faculty and staff in how to upload their scholarly outputs into DigitalHub. Training will include the following:

  • Classes: Open enrollment workshops for faculty (or administrative assistants) to learn about the benefits of DigitalHub, how to upload scholarly outputs, and how to use the reporting features.
  • Consultation: One on one consultation for faculty to work with a librarian to learn the interface and upload scholarly outputs.
  • Presentations: Librarians are available to attend departmental meetings or other forums to instruct  faculty how to best utilize DigitalHub.

For more assistance with using DigitalHub, contact Every person at Northwestern Medicine is responsible for creating and maintaining their own scholarly outputs in DigitalHub.