Institutional Repositories, Open Source Options, and Libraries

Amaral, Megan E. Institutional Repositories, Open Source Options, and Libraries. Open and Libraries Class Journal, 2008, vol. 1, n. 1. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]


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This paper examines the purposes of institutional digital repositories and the development options that are available via open source software. Preservation of an institution's digital output is valuable to the submitting authors and the institution. There are digital repository products available as open source software that may be extremely helpful to an organization establishing an institutional repository. The role of libraries and librarians in this process is discussed.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Digital repositories, Institutional repositories, open source software, DSpace
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
I. Information treatment for information services > IK. Design, development, implementation and maintenance
L. Information technology and library technology > LJ. Software.
Depositing user: Megan E. Amaral
Date deposited: 14 Dec 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:13


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