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Rethinking institutional repositories
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  • Chee Hsien Aaron (ZHENG Zhixian) TAY, Singapore Management University
Publication Type
Magazine Article
Publication Date
3-2017
Abstract

The article discusses the reason behind the reluctance of some researchers to deposit their work in institutional repositories (IR). These include ignorance on the existence of IR and the right of researchers to self-archive, lack of permanent institutional affiliation, and the tendency of IR to offer poor user experience. Also mentioned is the need aggregate each IR and the advantage of IR over centralized silos.

Keywords
  • Academic libraries,
  • Archives,
  • Information retrieval,
  • Access to information,
  • Learning & scholarship,
  • Research personnel
Publisher
Information Today
Creative Commons License
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0
Citation Information
Chee Hsien Aaron (ZHENG Zhixian) TAY. "Rethinking institutional repositories" Online Searcher Vol. 41 Iss. 2 (2017) p. 10 - 15 ISSN: 2324-9684
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/aaron-tay/4/