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Development of Disciplinary Repositories: A Case Study of Open DOAR
Planner 2010: Re-engineering of library and information services in digital era. (2010)
  • Rosy Jan, university of Kashmir
  • Nadim Akhtar Khan, university of Kashmir
Abstract
Organizations across the world are ensuring their visibility online. They are making their intellectual contents available for all in the form of repositories. Creation of disciplinary repository is an essential effort in this direction. The study takes the glimpses from open-DOAR by making it main source from data collection to highlight the present scenario of these repositories. There are 145 English language Disciplinary repository developed so for in the World .Continent wise analysis shows up that 53% of these are hosted by North America and least hosted by Africa (1%). Country wise analysis highlights that US constituted 48% with 18% contribution from UK side. India has also experimented in the field with 3% repositories. Highest present of repositories 20% is devoted to the field of History and Archeology followed by Geography and regional studies (16%), Computes and IT (12%) Law and Political Science and multidisciplinary (11%) each. Figures indicate that journal articles occupy largest space in the repository and least space is occupied by patents.
Keywords
  • Open Access,
  • Repositories,
  • Green Path
Publication Date
2010
Editor
Jagdish Arora
Publisher
INFLIBNET
ISBN
978-81-902079-9-7
Citation Information
Rosy Jan and Nadim Akhtar Khan. "Development of Disciplinary Repositories: A Case Study of Open DOAR" AhmedabadPlanner 2010: Re-engineering of library and information services in digital era. (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/nadim_khan/12/