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ScholarBank@NUS: Bank Deposits that Grow Constantly, Building Knowledge for the Future
Institutional Repository Day 2013
  • Kim Kee Toh, National University of Singapore
  • Stephanie Yen Ping Ng, National University of Singapore
Location
Level 5 Quiet Area
Start Date
23-8-2013 4:00 PM
End Date
23-8-2013 4:30 PM
Description

In response to the open access movement, National University of Singapore implemented ScholarBank@NUS, the institutional repository in April 2010. Investment in resources to collect, preserve and make NUS’ scholarly output accessible to the world is considerable but worthwhile. Our initial deposits were students’ electronic theses and dissertations (ETD). An interface was developed to automatically transfer the theses from the Registrar's Office's ETD system. From ETD, we moved on to staff publications, music recordings and patents. Harvesting of staff publications (mainly journal articles and conference papers) is a huge challenge. To harvest more than 50,000 staff publication metadata took longer than planned. This presentation will further elaborate on the challenges we faced in ingesting the metadata.

Citation Information
Kim Kee Toh and Stephanie Yen Ping Ng. "ScholarBank@NUS: Bank Deposits that Grow Constantly, Building Knowledge for the Future" (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/tkk/1/