Institutional Repositories

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*Vol.33, no. 3 (2005) issue of "Reference Services Review," will be a special issue about "the role of the reference librarian in the development, management, dissemination, and sustainability of institutional repositories."  Read a pre-print of Charles W. Bailey's [http://www.escholarlypub.com/cwb/reflibir.pdf "The role of reference librarians in institutional repositories"]
 
*[http://www.arl.org/newsltr/226/ir.html Institutional Repositories:  Essential Infrastructure for Scholarship in the Digital Age] by Clifford Lynch.
 
*[http://www.arl.org/newsltr/226/ir.html Institutional Repositories:  Essential Infrastructure for Scholarship in the Digital Age] by Clifford Lynch.
 
*[http://dlib.org/dlib/july05/lynch/07lynch.html Where Do We Go From Here? The Next Decade for Digital Libraries] by Clifford Lynch in D-Lib Magazine, July/August 2005.
 
*[http://dlib.org/dlib/july05/lynch/07lynch.html Where Do We Go From Here? The Next Decade for Digital Libraries] by Clifford Lynch in D-Lib Magazine, July/August 2005.

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Software

  • CDSware - CERN Document Server Software from Switzerland published under the GPL.
  • DSpace - a digital repository system developed by MIT and HP that is in use at many institutions.
  • Fedora - repository software developed Cornell University and the University of Virginia.
  • GNU EPrints - online archival software published under the GPL.

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Blogs/Websites to Watch

  • Open Access News: news from the Open Access movement. The most complete blog about OA, edited by Peter Suber.
  • D-Lib Magazine: An impressive electronic journal about digital library development.
  • Sherpa: A project to set up institutional repositories in the UK

Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out

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