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Title: A study of Major Institutional Repositories in India
Authors: Shalini Lihitkar
Ramdas Lihitkar
Issue Date: 30-Mar-2010
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh, University Library System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA http://conferences.library.pitt.edu/ocs/
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Citation: In Proceedings of Twelfth Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Abstract: Institutional repositories (IR) are digital collections that capture, collect, manage, disseminate, and preserve scholarly work created by the constituent members in individual institutions. The establishment of IR in the developing countries ensures that their national research becomes mainstream and contributes on an equal footing to the global knowledge pool. The paper presents the Indian scenario in developing the Institutional Repositories. The authors depict the main bottlenecks for setting up of IRs in various Indian institutions and come up with appropriate suggestions. Total number 33 Institutional Repositories in India have been analyzed based on selected study criteria like software used for repositories, size of the items, contents included, languages, description and Country. Keywords : Scholarly Communication, Institutional Repository, Digital Content Management System, Open Source, Digital Library.
URI: http://conferences.library.pitt.edu/ocs/viewabstract.php?id=692&cf=7
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