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Implementation of the institutional repository system in IIUM : issues and challenges

Abdullah, Sarifah (2011) Implementation of the institutional repository system in IIUM : issues and challenges. In: Seminar Kepustakawanan : Inovasi Kepustakawanan ke Arah Kecemerlangan Kesarjanaan, 14 - 15 November, 2011, Perpustakaan, UNIMAS.

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Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to share with others on the experience of IIUM Library in the implementation of the institutional repository system namely IREP by using the open source system ePrints. Design/methodology/approach – The paper will discuss the issues involved in the implementation of the institutional repository including the choice of software, customization of system, collection, scope and policies, organization and staffing and process of depositing. It also discuss on how this system is used to collect data for research university exercises. Findings – Institutional repository and self- archiving facilitates the university in compiling data for research university exercise. Therefore top management commitment is very essential. Also, it helps highlight the important role libraries play in the organization.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Institutional repository, IIUM, Research university, ePrints, IREP
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Library & Information Science
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Library & Information Science
Depositing User: Sarifah Abdullah
Date Deposited: 05 May 2014 11:57
Last Modified: 05 May 2014 11:58
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/36519

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