IR system and features: study of Indian scenario

Sawant, Sarika IR system and features: study of Indian scenario., 2010 [Preprint]

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The main goal was to study issues concerning IR software/system involved in developing and managing an institutional repository. For the present study survey research method was found to be most suitable. The data collection tool applied for the study was web questionnaire, which was created with the help of software provided by It was observed that 79% institutions had implemented DSpace Institutional Repository software package. Respondents assigned top-rank to IR-system feature - End-user interface. It was found that all Institutional Repositories supported Text (HTML, Postscript, PDF, Spreadsheet etc) file formats. Half of the respondents marked bitstream copying as a long-term preservation strategy. Almost all institutional repositories were OAI-PMH compliant.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: Institutional repositories, IR system, IR software, IR features, preservation
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LJ. Software.
Depositing user: Dr. Sarika Sawant
Date deposited: 13 Sep 2012
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:23


Sawant, S. S. (2011). IR system and features: study of Indian Scenario, Library Hi Tech, 29 (1), 2011 (ISSN 0737-8831) doi: 10.1108/07378831111116985


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