Growth of Indian Institutional Repositories

Sawant, S. S. Growth of Indian Institutional Repositories. ISST-Journal of Advances in Librarianship (IJALIB), 2010, vol. 1, n. 1, pp. 69-75. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The present study estimated the number and the rate of growth of digital documents of Indian institutional repositories. Total 16 institutional repositories were identified using various sources of information such as: Literature; Search by search engines especially Google; Directories of archives / repositories; Blogs etc. It was observed that the IISc repository contained highest number of digital documents (6305) was the first institutional repository available to users for submission and searching from Sept 2002. Altogether 2000+ master’s thesis and doctoral thesis were available in these institutional repositories. It was observed during 2007 that average rate of growth per IR per month was 3.10%. In 2008, average rate of growth per IR per month was 5.70%.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Institutional repositories, digital documents, India, Growth rate
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
Depositing user: Dr. Sarika Sawant
Date deposited: 25 Jan 2014 02:35
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:29


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