Usage Pattern of Institutional Repositories for Scholarly Communication by Academician in Maharashtra

Gohain, Rashmi Rekha and Angadi, Mallikarjun Usage Pattern of Institutional Repositories for Scholarly Communication by Academician in Maharashtra., 2020 . In International Conference on Digital Technologies and Transformation in Academic Libraries, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Mangaluru, India, 26.12.2019 to 28.12.2019. [Conference paper]

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This paper discuss the awareness and use of institutional repositories by the academicians of the selected institutions in Maharashtra based on the questionnaire response received from 584 academicians and it comprises a total response rate of 12.67% of the total population of 4611. Outcomes of the study show that majority of the users are from Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences and Pure Science discipline prefer to publish their research in open access journals and self-archive in institutional repositories. Also found that majority of the users prefer to use Journal articles,Research papers, Theses and Dissertation and conference proceedings and a considerable percentage of users with mean value 3.88 and standard deviation 1.953 were not self-archiving in IR due to lack of knowledge about the submission process . The study recommends promotion of self-archiving by conducting seminars, workshops, and tutorials for the academicians.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Scholarly Communication; Institutional Repository; Academic and Research Institution
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BJ. Communication
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CA. Use studies.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JH. Digital preservation.
Depositing user: Dr. Rashmi Rekha Gohain
Date deposited: 05 Sep 2020 20:02
Last modified: 05 Sep 2020 20:08


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