In support of Iowa State University's land-grant mission to spread knowledge beyond campus walls, the Iowa State University Digital Press aims to:
- Facilitate broad dissemination of knowledge through Open Access publishing and promotion;
- Provide increased opportunities for Iowa State University faculty, students, and staff to share their research;
- Publish quality scholarship in alignment with the university's curricular and research strengths; and
- Diversity the voices, identities, and perspectives represented in the scholarly record.