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This guide describes Parkland College Library's institutional repository and faculty profile service.

What is SPARK?

SPARK: Scholarship at Parkland is the Parkland College's open access institutional repository. It serves as an online digital collection of scholarly and creative work produced by Parkland faculty, staff, and students. 

Operated on the Digital Commons platform, SPARK is one of over 450 networked repositories whose works populate a free discovery tool used by researchers worldwide. 

Featured Collections

SPARK Downloads


Scholarship at Parkland

Browse or search SPARK!


Amanda Avery - Repository Manager

(217) 373-3839

SPARK Partners

SPARK is a joint project between Parkland College Library and the Department of Professional Development and Instructional Technology. SPARK enhances the College's mission of engaging the community in learning.

Parkland College Library
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

Fax: 217/351-2581