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Open Access Task Force: Establishing Repositories

Introduction to Open Access, including information on publisher practices, definitions and other resources.

Establishing Repositories

The following articles and publications on establishing and maintaining repositories have been found by searching Library & Information Science Technology Abstracts, Library Literature and by examining bibliographies of articles found on the topic.

Barton, Mary R. and Waters, Margaret M., 2004. Creating an Institutional Repository: LEADIRS Workbook. DSpace @ MIT.

Burns, C. Sean, Lana, Amy and Budd, John M., 2013. Institutional Repositories: Exploration of Costs and Value. DLib Magazine, vol. 19, no. 1/2.

Establishing an Institutional Repository - an issue of Library Technology Reports that contains articles on the issues involved in establishing repositories, including an article on costs. This issue is available through the WIU Libraries Professional Development Collection.

Kelly, John C., 2007. Creating an institutional repository at a challenged institution. OCLC Systems & Services, 23, no. 2, pp.142 - 147.

Kennan, Mary Anne and Wilson, Concepción, 2006. Institutional repositories: review and an information systems perspective. Library Management, 27, no. 4/5, pp. 236 - 248.

Open Access Scholarly Information Sourcebook - Information on inplementing Open Access, including information on Establishing a Repository.

Repositories Support Project - a web site developed in conjunction with the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) in the UK that contains information and publications related to establishing institutional repositories. In particular, see the Publications page for resources on planning and establishing repositories.

Search Terms: DE "Institutional repositories" and (creat* or establish*)

All articles accessed February 4, 2014.