Open Access Scholarship

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The Open Access citation advantage: Studies and results to date, Alma Swan (2010)

This paper presents a summary of reported studies on the Open Access citation advantage. There is a brief introduction to the main issues involved in...

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The University’s Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship — A Call to Action, Karla Hahn, Charles Lowry, Clifford Lynch, and David Shulenberger (2009)

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The End of Institutional Repositories & the Beginning of Social Academic Research Service: An Enhanced Role For Libraries, Stuart Basefsky (2009)

The concept of the institutional repository (IR) is too narrowly focused to develop the value that universities should be extracting from its existence. Is it...

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Publishing Original Content in an Institutional Repository, Paul Royster, Serials Review (2007)

Institutional repositories (IRs) have been developed and promoted primarily as a means to re-publish scholarly content previously published elsewhere—usually in journals, festschriften, or collections of...

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At WKU, New Technology Changes the Way Library Works, Dan Modlin, WKYU Radio Broadcast (2007)

BOWLING GREEN, KY (2007-09-21) Advances in technology are leading to important changes in libraries across the country--and WKU is a case in point. A new...

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Institutional Repositories and the Principle of Open Access: Changing the Way We Think about Legal Scholarship, Carol Parker (2007)

Open access to scholarship, that is, making scholarship freely available to the public via the Internet without subscription or access fees, is a natural fit...

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The Evolving Nature of Faculty Publications, Jan Ryan Novak and Leslie A. Pardo, Cleveland-Marshall Legal Studies (2007)

Technology increasingly drives the evolving nature of the library's role in managing faculty publications. Libraries not only create physical archives of faculty scholarship, but take...

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The Idea of the Law Review: Scholarship, Prestige, and Open Access, Michael J. Madison, Lewis and Clark Law Review (2006)

This Essay was written as part of a Symposium on open access publishing for legal scholarship, held at Lewis & Clark Law School. It makes...

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The Economics of Open Access Publishing, Jessica Litman, Lewis & Clark Law Review (2006)

The conventional model of scholarly publishing uses the copyright system as a lever to induce commercial publishers and printers to disseminate the results of scholarly...

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Scholarly Associations and the Economic Viability of Open Access Publishing, John Willinsky, Journal of Digital Information (2003)

This article explores the contradictory and redundant economic aspects of the current scholarly publishing situation with a focus on the viability of an open-access model...

Self Archiving

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From Passive to Pervasive: Changing Perceptions of the Library's Role through Intra-Campus Partnerships, Isaac Gilman and Marita Kunkel, Collaborative Librarianship (2010)

Traditional views of librarianship, and of academic libraries, have focused on the library’s role as a collector of external resources for student and faculty use....

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Institutional Repositories: Evaluating the Reasons for Non-use of Cornell University's Installation of DSpace, Philip M. Davis and Matthew J.L. Connolly, D-Lib Magazine (2007)

Problem: While there has been considerable attention dedicated to the development and implementation of institutional repositories, there has been little done to evaluate them, especially...

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Open Source or Off-the-Shelf? Establishing an institutional repository for a small institution, Mark Sutherland and Peta Hopkins, Paper presented at the Information Online 2007 13th Exhibition and Conference, Sydney, 30th January – 1st February 2007. Australian Library and Information Association. (2007)

Effective management of digital assets as well as increasing research exposure and impact are particular challenges faced by smaller institutions with limited infrastructure and resources....

Case Studies

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White Paper: Behind a Law School's Decision to Implement an Institutional Repository, James M. Donovan and Carol A. Watson (2008)

An institutional repository [IR] is a means to collect the intellectual digital output of an organization. This white paper discusses creating a business case for...

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Build it and they will come?: assessing the impact of 'academic-friendly' practices on institutional repository growth at Southern Cross University, Kerrie L. Burn and Katie Wilson (2008)

Despite a proliferation of institutional repositories being established in recent years, and the significant financial and staffing resources invested in them, many have not fulfilled...

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Institutional Repositories: Evaluating the Reasons for Non-use of Cornell University's Installation of DSpace, Philip M. Davis and Matthew J.L. Connolly, D-Lib Magazine (2007)

Problem: While there has been considerable attention dedicated to the development and implementation of institutional repositories, there has been little done to evaluate them, especially...

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Open Source or Off-the-Shelf? Establishing an institutional repository for a small institution, Mark Sutherland and Peta Hopkins, Paper presented at the Information Online 2007 13th Exhibition and Conference, Sydney, 30th January – 1st February 2007. Australian Library and Information Association. (2007)

Effective management of digital assets as well as increasing research exposure and impact are particular challenges faced by smaller institutions with limited infrastructure and resources....

Institutional Repositories

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From Passive to Pervasive: Changing Perceptions of the Library's Role through Intra-Campus Partnerships, Isaac Gilman and Marita Kunkel, Collaborative Librarianship (2010)

Traditional views of librarianship, and of academic libraries, have focused on the library’s role as a collector of external resources for student and faculty use....

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Secrets of Success: Identifying Success Factors in Institutional Repositories, Elizabeth Yakel, Soo Young Rieh, Karen Markey, and Xingxing Yao, 4th International Conference on Open Repositories (2009)

There is little agreement on which factors lead to successful institutional repositories. Researchers primarily cite content recruitment and services as key factors; however, there has...

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The University’s Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship — A Call to Action, Karla Hahn, Charles Lowry, Clifford Lynch, and David Shulenberger (2009)

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Making the Case for an Institutional Repository to Your Provost, Jean-Gabriel Bankier, Courtney Smith, and Kathleen Cowan (2009)

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The End of Institutional Repositories & the Beginning of Social Academic Research Service: An Enhanced Role For Libraries, Stuart Basefsky (2009)

The concept of the institutional repository (IR) is too narrowly focused to develop the value that universities should be extracting from its existence. Is it...

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White Paper: Behind a Law School's Decision to Implement an Institutional Repository, James M. Donovan and Carol A. Watson (2008)

An institutional repository [IR] is a means to collect the intellectual digital output of an organization. This white paper discusses creating a business case for...

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Build it and they will come?: assessing the impact of 'academic-friendly' practices on institutional repository growth at Southern Cross University, Kerrie L. Burn and Katie Wilson (2008)

Despite a proliferation of institutional repositories being established in recent years, and the significant financial and staffing resources invested in them, many have not fulfilled...

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Carpe Diem: Establish an Institutional Repository for Your Organization, Carol A. Watson, LLRX.com (2007)

A law firm associate has prepared a continuing legal education PowerPoint presentation that resides on the hard drive of the associate's laptop. Another associate has...

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Publishing Original Content in an Institutional Repository, Paul Royster, Serials Review (2007)

Institutional repositories (IRs) have been developed and promoted primarily as a means to re-publish scholarly content previously published elsewhere—usually in journals, festschriften, or collections of...

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At WKU, New Technology Changes the Way Library Works, Dan Modlin, WKYU Radio Broadcast (2007)

BOWLING GREEN, KY (2007-09-21) Advances in technology are leading to important changes in libraries across the country--and WKU is a case in point. A new...

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Institutional Repositories and the Principle of Open Access: Changing the Way We Think about Legal Scholarship, Carol Parker (2007)

Open access to scholarship, that is, making scholarship freely available to the public via the Internet without subscription or access fees, is a natural fit...

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Creating a Multipurpose Digital Institutional Repository, Suzanne A. Cohen and Deborah J. Schmidle, OCLC Systems & Services (2007)

DigitalCommons@ILR is a multipurpose institutional repository (IR) for scholarship produced by faculty at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. Unlike most...

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The Evolving Nature of Faculty Publications, Jan Ryan Novak and Leslie A. Pardo, Cleveland-Marshall Legal Studies (2007)

Technology increasingly drives the evolving nature of the library's role in managing faculty publications. Libraries not only create physical archives of faculty scholarship, but take...

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Guidelines for the Creation of Institutional Repositories at Universities and Higher Education Organisations, Atilio Bustos Gonzalez and Antonio Fernandez Porcel (2007)

The Institutional Repository (IR) is understood as an information system that collects, preserves, disseminates and provides access to the intellectual and academic output of the...

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Measuring and Comparing Participation Patterns In Digital Repositories: Repositories by the Numbers, Part 1, Chuck Thomas and Robert H. McDonald, D-Lib Magazine (2007)

This article summarizes findings from a study of author/depositor distribution patterns within scholarly digital repositories. At the moment, evaluative frameworks are in short supply for...

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Outsourcing open access: Digital Commons at the University of Wollongong, Australia, Michael Organ and Helen Mandl, OCLC Systems & Services (2007)

Purpose - The purpose of this article is to outline the experiences of an Australian university in selecting a proprietary solution for its open access...

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The Institutional Repository at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln: Its First Year of Operations, Paul Royster, DigitalCommons@UNL (2007)

The institutional repository (hereafter IR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (hereafter UNL) began operations July 1, 2005. At the close of our first year we...

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SPEC Kit 292 Institutional Repositories, Charles W. Bailey, Karen Coombs, Jill Emery, Anne Mitchell, Chris Morris, Spencer Simons, and Robert Wright (2006)

The Institutional Repositories SPEC Kit is now available [1] from the Association of Research Libraries (ARL [2]). This document presents the results of a thirty-eight-question...

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The Case for Institutional Repositories: A SPARC Position Paper, Raym Crow, ARL Bimonthly Report 223 (2002)

Digital Commons

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From Passive to Pervasive: Changing Perceptions of the Library's Role through Intra-Campus Partnerships, Isaac Gilman and Marita Kunkel, Collaborative Librarianship (2010)

Traditional views of librarianship, and of academic libraries, have focused on the library’s role as a collector of external resources for student and faculty use....

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White Paper: Behind a Law School's Decision to Implement an Institutional Repository, James M. Donovan and Carol A. Watson (2008)

An institutional repository [IR] is a means to collect the intellectual digital output of an organization. This white paper discusses creating a business case for...

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Build it and they will come?: assessing the impact of 'academic-friendly' practices on institutional repository growth at Southern Cross University, Kerrie L. Burn and Katie Wilson (2008)

Despite a proliferation of institutional repositories being established in recent years, and the significant financial and staffing resources invested in them, many have not fulfilled...

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At WKU, New Technology Changes the Way Library Works, Dan Modlin, WKYU Radio Broadcast (2007)

BOWLING GREEN, KY (2007-09-21) Advances in technology are leading to important changes in libraries across the country--and WKU is a case in point. A new...

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The Berkeley Electronic Press ("bepress") and ProQuest to Expand bepress's Role with Digital Commons™, the World’s Leading Hosted Institutional Repository, The Berkeley Electronic Press (2007)

Berkeley, CA – August 10, 2007 - ProQuest and The Berkeley Electronic Press ("bepress") today announced that they have reached an agreement for bepress to...

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Bepress to Market and Support its Institutional Repository Platform, The Berkeley Electronic Press (2007)

The Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) announced today that it would begin selling its Institutional Repository platform directly. The bepress Institutional Repository platform currently powers the...

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The Institutional Repository at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln: Its First Year of Operations, Paul Royster, DigitalCommons@UNL (2007)

The institutional repository (hereafter IR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (hereafter UNL) began operations July 1, 2005. At the close of our first year we...

Research Distribution Strategy

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The University’s Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship — A Call to Action, Karla Hahn, Charles Lowry, Clifford Lynch, and David Shulenberger (2009)

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Making the Case for an Institutional Repository to Your Provost, Jean-Gabriel Bankier, Courtney Smith, and Kathleen Cowan (2009)

Institutional Repositories - Return on Investment

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Secrets of Success: Identifying Success Factors in Institutional Repositories, Elizabeth Yakel, Soo Young Rieh, Karen Markey, and Xingxing Yao, 4th International Conference on Open Repositories (2009)

There is little agreement on which factors lead to successful institutional repositories. Researchers primarily cite content recruitment and services as key factors; however, there has...

Librarianship

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From Passive to Pervasive: Changing Perceptions of the Library's Role through Intra-Campus Partnerships, Isaac Gilman and Marita Kunkel, Collaborative Librarianship (2010)

Traditional views of librarianship, and of academic libraries, have focused on the library’s role as a collector of external resources for student and faculty use....