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Marketing an Established Institutional Repository: Marquette Libraries' Research Stewardship Survey [poster presentation]
2013 ALA Annual Conference: Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves
  • Rose Fortier, Marquette University
  • Emily J. Zegers, Marquette University
Document Type
Presentation
Language
eng
Publication Date
6-30-2013
Abstract

This poster illustrates the planning of a strategic marketing campaign for Marquette University's institutional repository, E-Publications@Marquette. The IR was established in 2008 for the deposit of theses and dissertations and has expanded to include faculty publications and research. Despite active participation by some faculty, universal participation remains an elusive goal. The Coordinators of Digital Programs and Marketing and Outreach collaborated to better promote the services and capabilities of the IR.

This process involved the identification of faculty participation and needs as well as an assessment of the IR’s capabilities in addressing those needs. Faculty participation was identified through the faculty permissions database, providing an accurate number of faculty contributors. A needs assessment survey was sent to Marquette University faculty, identifying areas of potential growth. Consideration was given to the IR’s ability to meet the identified needs. Equipment, staffing, software, and other resources were evaluated. Based upon the assessment survey and the IR’s available resources, planning for a promotional plan and the evaluation of its effectiveness can then occur.

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Presented version. Marketing an Established Institutional Repository: Marquette Libraries' Research Stewardship Survey. 2013 ALA Annual Conference: Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves. Chicago, IL. June 2013. Poster presentation. Permalink: http://ala13.ala.org/node/12092.


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Citation Information
Rose Fortier and Emily J. Zegers. "Marketing an Established Institutional Repository: Marquette Libraries' Research Stewardship Survey [poster presentation]" 2013 ALA Annual Conference: Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/rose_fortier/14/