The mission of ScholarsArchive is to support intensive learning, stimulating teaching, and excellent research by providing free, easy access to original scholarly and creative works produced by faculty, staff and students at Brigham Young University. In addition, ScholarsArchive hosts online journals and conferences published or managed by BYU departments. ScholarsArchive upholds the University’s and Harold B. Lee Library’s mission statements by simplifying the pursuit of lifelong learning and spiritual growth.