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Institutional Research University Digital Repository Profiles – 2018: Profiles of the Efforts of 6 renowned Research Universities –

DUBLIN – ( BUSINESS WIRE ) – The "Profiles
of Research University Institutional Digital Repositories"

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This study profiles the efforts of six renowned research universities to
develop and manage their institutional digital repositories.

The profiled institutions are:

  • University of Carnegie Mellon
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Northwestern University
  • The University of Navarra (Spain)
  • The University of Pennsylvania
  • Clemson University

The study offers a detailed view of several platforms and others
applications used for repositories:

  • Figshare
  • Hyrax
  • Bepress
  • DSpace
  • Open Science Harvester
  • OpenAIRE

In addition, repository managers discuss key issues such as
relationships with academic social networking sites such as:

  • Research gate
  • copyright and licensing
  • means of ensuring the cooperation of the faculty
  • usage statistics
  • repository marketing
  • Relations with journal editors
  • publication of repositories and peer review companies
  • problems of the data repository
  • financing and income generation
  • and much more …

Among the many highlights of the report:

  • David Scherer, commissioner of communication and academic research
    Consultant at Carnegie Mellon University discusses how the Library
    marketed its Kilthub repository to CM defective.
  • Jamie Wittenberg, Head of the Department of Academic Communication, and
    Robert McDonald, Associate Dean of Research Strategies and Technology
    at Indiana University Bloomington talk about the closure of his repository
    in relation to University Press.
  • Chris Diaz, librarian of digital publications at Northwestern University,
    relates how his university cooperates and sustains and is
    sustained by the Samvera network.
  • Dra. Rocío Serrano-Vicente, Titular Librarian of the University of
    Navarra, Spain, details the great efforts of Spanish and CEE
    authorities to provide centralized national repository and of the entire CEE

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