Welcome to TRACE


Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange (TRACE) is the University of Tennessee’s open repository.

UT students walking on a sidewalkTRACE shines a light on UT scholarship, giving the public access to Volunteers’ research and creative work.

The UT Libraries encourage Volunteer faculty and graduate students to submit work to TRACE in order to:

  • Make your work visible in Google Scholar.
  • Give the public access to your work.
  • Increase citation counts through greater visibility and availability.
  • Share not only articles but also presentations, data sets, white papers, and other files, with a permanent URL for every item.
  • Follow the number of downloads of your work worldwide.
  • Preserve your work long-term.