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Elsevier Science
Institutional Repositories

Institutional Repositories

by Catherine JonesCatherine Jones


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A practical guide to current Institutional Repository (IR) issues, focussing on content - both gaining and preserving it and what cultural issues need to be addressed to make a successful IR. Importantly, the book uses real-life experiences to address and highlight issues raised in the book.

  • Written by a successful Institutional Repository project manager
  • The author has detailed knowledge of Institutional Repository issues
  • Draws on practical knowledge and experience gained from organisational use

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843343073
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/14/2007
Series: Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 0.47(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

About the Author

Catherine Jones is the Library Systems Development Manager in the Library and Information Services for the Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils (CCLRC) based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxford, UK. She is responsible for Library IT strategy, policy and development and is the manager of the CCLRC’s Institutional Repository. Catherine has a degree in Computer and Communication Systems. She joined the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in 1988 as a Database Applications Programmer/Analyst and moved into the Library and Information Services in 1994 where she has since held a variety of posts, most relating to IT.

Table of Contents

The changing information environment
The organisational view
Content decisions
Looking into the future

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