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The DAEDALUS project, developing institutional repositories at Glasgow University: the story so far

Susan Ashworth (Faculty Support Team Leader, at Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK)
Morag Mackie (Project Manager of the DAEDALUS Project at Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK)
William J. Nixon (Deputy Head of IT Services, at Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK)

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Article publication date: 1 June 2004

Abstract

The DAEDALUS project is funded under the Joint Information Systems Committee, Focus on Access to Institutional Resources Programme for three years until June 2005. The project is based at the University of Glasgow and is developing online institutional repositories for the university, while at the same time encouraging debate and discussion about scholarly communications issues and is made up of two complementary strands: advocacy and service development. This paper sets out the achievements of the project to date and details some of the advocacy strategies that have been used to engage academic staff and researchers with the aims and objectives of the project. Also discussed are some of the barriers which have been faced in obtaining content for the repositories.

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Ashworth, S., Mackie, M. and Nixon, W.J. (2004), "The DAEDALUS project, developing institutional repositories at Glasgow University: the story so far", Library Review, Vol. 53 No. 5, pp. 259-264. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242530410538391

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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