Welcome to IDEALS

, the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship, collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the .

Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship—unpublished and, in many cases, published—directly into IDEALS. Departments can use IDEALS to distribute their working papers, technical reports, or other research material.

IDEALS also includes all electronic theses and dissertations deposited from Fall 2010 onward.

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  • Templeton, J.S.; Willman, H.B. (Champaign, Ill: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, 1963)
    The Champlainian (Middle Ordovician) rocks of Illinois consist of a large number of widely distributed rock-stratigraphic units, some of which have not been previously described. In this study many of the formations and ...


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  • William, H.B.; Simon, Jack A.; Lynch, Betty M.; Langenheim, Virginia A. (Champaign, Ill: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, 1968)


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  • Cady, Gilbert H.; McCabe, Louis C. (Illinois State Geological Survey, 1942)
    Report of Investigations No. 82. Two articles reprinted from the Journal of Geology.


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  • Schopf, James Morton (Illinois State Geological Survey, 1938-07-01)
    This report is concerned with a description and classification of spores found in the commercially important Herrin (No. 6) coal bed. The study of these minute and interesting forms of fossil plant life is one phase of ...


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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016-08)
    Thomason Machine Works, Inc. (TMW) located in Rockford, Illinois, is a second generation family-owned business that has been in operation since 1978. They specialize in replacement parts for a wide variety of header, roll ...


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