University Scholarly Knowledge Inventory System: A Workflow System for Institutional Repositories

Morrow, Anne and Mower, Allyson University Scholarly Knowledge Inventory System: A Workflow System for Institutional Repositories. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 2009, vol. 47, n. 3 & 4, pp. 286-296. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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The University Scholarly Knowledge Inventory System (U-SKIS) provides workspace for institutional repository staff. U-SKIS tracks files, communications, and publishers' archiving policies to determine what may be added to a repository. A team at the University of Utah developed the system as part of a strategy to gather previously published peer-reviewed articles. As campus outreach programs developed, coordinators quickly amassed thousands of journal articles requiring copyright research and permission. This article describes the creation of U-SKIS, addresses the educational role U-SKIS plays in the scholarly communication arena, and explores the implications of implementing scalable workflow systems for other digital collections.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: digital repositories; workflow management; copyright permissions; digital collections; collection development
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum.
L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: Allyson Mower
Date deposited: 05 May 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:14


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