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Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success

Institutional repositories remain key to data storage on campus, fulfilling the academic needs of various stakeholders. Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success is a practical guide to creating and sustaining an institutional repository through marketing, partnering, and understanding the academic needs of all stakeholders on campus. This title is divided into seven chapters, covering: traditional scholarly communication and open access publishing; the academic shift towards open access; what the successful institutional repository looks like; institutional repository collaborations and building campus relationships; building internal and external campus institutional repository relationships; the impact and value proposition of institutional repositories; and looking ahead to open access opportunities.

Audience
Academic librarians; Library managerial staff; Librarians

Paperback, 266 Pages

Published: August 2013

Imprint: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84334-673-9

Reviews

  • "...the seven chapters cover considerable ground. The content and scope are broader than the title suggests...Extensive references are provided, contributing to the value of this book as a rich resource for anyone working with institutional repositories."--Australian Library Journal,Vol 63, No 4


Contents

  • Traditional scholarly communication and open access publishing: Why the change? Academic shift towards open access; The successful institutional repository: What it looks like; Institutional repository collaborations and building campus relationships; Building internal and external campus institutional repository relationships; Institutional repository impact and value proposition; Looking ahead to open access opportunities.

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