Managing ETDs in Digital Commons: A Case Study at UMass AmherstPresentations
AbstractElectronic theses and dissertations are often a natural starting point and a great fit for institutional repositories. In this joint presentation, Meghan Banach, Metadata Catalog Librarian at University of Massachusetts - Amherst, addressed the benefits and challenges of managing ETDs through the repository, and best practices the library has developed over time. Her discussion included a consideration of workflows, access controls, and metadata collection, as well as partnerships between the Graduate School and the library. Courtney Smith, manager of Outreach and Scholarly Communications at bepress, discussed how Digital Commons can meet the needs of graduate programs across campus.
Citation InformationMeghan Banach and Courtney Smith. "Managing ETDs in Digital Commons: A Case Study at UMass Amherst" (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/courtney_a_smith/8/