Institutional repositories remain key to data storage on campus, fulfilling the academic needs of various stakeholders. Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success is a practical guide to creating and sustaining an institutional repository through marketing, partnering, and understanding the academic needs of all stakeholders on campus. This title is divided into seven chapters, covering: traditional scholarly communication and open access publishing; the academic shift towards open access; what the successful institutional repository looks like; institutional repository collaborations and building campus relationships; building internal and external campus institutional repository relationships; the impact and value proposition of institutional repositories; and looking ahead to open access opportunities.
- Presents successful and creative marketing techniques of open access benefits and repositories useful to administrators, faculty, staff, and students
- Strategic campus and off-campus partnerships for garnering and archiving content, including metadata specialists, off-campus librarians, local/state collaborations, including case studies
- Specific tools for overall success of users in locating repository research (search engine optimization (SEO), analyzing Google Analytics), and more
About the Author
Marianne A. Buehler is the Digital Scholarship Administrator and Urban Sustainability Librarian, University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). Prior to UNLV she was the Head of the Publishing and Scholarship Support Center at Rochester Institute of Technology. Marianne has garnered expertise in multiple aspects of scholarly communication for over 12 years, including campus outreach, sustainable processes, managing institutional repositories, open access journal publishing, traditional, open, and self-publishing, and licensing and copyright. She presents and publishes on these topics.
Table of Contents
Traditional scholarly communication and open access publishing: Why the change? Academic shift towards open access; The successful institutional repository: What it looks like; Institutional repository collaborations and building campus relationships; Building internal and external campus institutional repository relationships; Institutional repository impact and value proposition; Looking ahead to open access opportunities