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The purpose of institutional repositories in UK higher education : a repository manager's view

Rumsey, Sally (2006) The purpose of institutional repositories in UK higher education : a repository manager's view. International Journal of Information Management, 26 (3). pp. 181-186. ISSN 0268-4012

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Abstract

Open access publications may be a means of increasing availability of scholarly materials. However, there are other drivers which prompt HE institutions to spend staff time and investment on developing IRs. If the publishing arguments are put to one side, there is a separate and strong case for developing an IR which is justified by a library's functions of collecting, managing and curating materials.

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Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2006
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