Electronic theses and dissertations for Indian universities : a framework

Vijayakumar, J. K. and Murthy, T. A. V. and Khan, M. T. M. Electronic theses and dissertations for Indian universities : a framework., 2004 . In 2nd PLANNER-2004, Imphal (India), 4-5 December, 2004. [Conference paper]


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Digital libraries of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) offer an alternative to this waste of valuable academic scholarship and offer researchers and University Libraries in India opportunities to explore the possibilities electronic publishing trend in academic sector. The emergence of UGC Infonet, the aspiring and dream project of University Grants Commission, which also aims at Content Creation by Indian Academic Sector, will definitely boost this idea The idea of E- Theses and Dissertations (ETD) is coming up in International scenario, which can be easily located, readily accessible and delivered over the web. While describing a framework for Indian Universities to go zbout with creating their own Institutional Repositories of Theses and Dissertations, the paper also high lighten the Formats, Software and copyright issues related to ETD archiving. It suggests DSpace as the software.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Institutional Repositories, electronic theses and dissertations
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HP. e-resources.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HB. Gray literature.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
Depositing user: Dr. J. K. Vijayakumar
Date deposited: 19 Feb 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/7218


DSpace Site. http://dspace.org/


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