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Institutional Repositories

Content and Culture in an Open Access Environment

A practical guide to current Institutional Repository (IR) issues, focussing on content - both gaining and preserving it and what cultural issues need to be addressed to make a successful IR. Importantly, the book uses real-life experiences to address and highlight issues raised in the book.

Paperback, 224 Pages

Published: May 2007

Imprint: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84334-307-3


  • There is a place for such an overview and this book goes a long way towards fulfilling its aim., Library Management
    …covers a wide range of factors that have influenced the development of the institutional repositories in a logical dispassionate manner., Library Management
    With each factor she covers all aspects; every group of stakeholders, all material types are covered, and infrastructure, metadata, preservation, and possibilities of data interchange are aired., Library Management


  • The changing information environment; The organisational view; Content decisions; Curation; Experiences; Looking into the future; Conclusions.


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