Institutional Repositories: The Untapped Academic Goldmine

Utulu, Samuel C. Avemaria and Akadri, Adebayo Aliu Institutional Repositories: The Untapped Academic Goldmine., 2010 . In Second Professional Summit on Information Science and Technology, Nsukka (Nigeria), 3-7 May 2010. [Conference paper]

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This paper looked at the influence of the Internet on scholarly communication and the emergence of various access-to knowledge initiatives, with stronger emphasis on institutional repositories (IRs). It highlighted the benefits of IRs and the efforts made by Redeemer's University (RUN) towards the implementation of RUNIR. It concluded that Nigerian universities stand to benefit tremendously from IR if they take up the challenges of understanding its features and implementing it.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Institutional Repositories; open access initiative, institutional repository implementation model
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft, open access.
F. Management. > FH. Reorganization.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
Depositing user: Mr Samuel C. Avemaria Utulu
Date deposited: 04 Jun 2013 13:15
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:26


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