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Welcome ! is the digital repository for research and scholarship - including published and unpublished papers - produced at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), l'Université de Namur (UNamur) and the Université Saint-Louis (USL-B). All faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit into


What is ? is an institutional repository that collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at the Université catholique de Louvain at Urbana-Champaign. Faculty, staff, and graduate students can deposit their research and scholarship—unpublished and, in many cases, published—directly into Departments can use to distribute their working papers, technical reports, or other research material. Mission aims to complement traditional scholarly publishing. The service preserves and provides persistent and reliable access to the digital works of faculty, staff, and students to give them the greatest possible recognition. centralizes the twin goals of access and preservation, as do other institutional repositories, to provide the maximal campus commitment toward achieving these ends.


In 2001 the Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de la Communauté francophone de Belgique (BICfB) launched the project "BICTEL / e": The aim of this project was to bring together in a common directory and make freely available online in full-text, production research (theses and e-prints) of the nine universities of the French Community of Belgium. The operational prototype made in 2003 is the basis of the project "Institutional repositories". BICTEL continues to serve as a gateway to electronic theses of the Belgian French-speaking universities.


Initiated by the BICfB, which funded the project started, DIAL is directed and monitored at the ex-Académie Louvain library by the Steering Committee (composed of the four chief librarians and a project manager) and the monitoring committee of the Academy (composed of members of the Steering Committee and two representatives from each institution).

Technology Platform

The choice fell on the Vital software (developed by the ex-company VTLS, now III Innovative and Fedora platform. These tools are designed specifically for the needs of institutional repository and are used worldwide.


You'll find all information you need to look for contents or contribute into the DIAL repository with the following link, "Help for".