Description

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.

Key Features

  • Written by a successful Institutional Repository project manager
  • The author has detailed knowledge of Institutional Repository issues
  • Draws on practical knowledge and experience gained from organisational use

Readership

Those who have an interest in IRs or those who would like to read about guidance formed from practical experience.

Table of Contents

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

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
Electronic ISBN:
9781780631110
Print ISBN:
9781843343080
Print ISBN:
9781843343073

About the author

Reviews

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