OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 23 Issue 2


Library and Information Science

Table of contents

ERMS implementation: navigating the wilderness

Norm Medeiros

The purpose of this paper is to describe important considerations for commercial ERMS implementers.

Herding cats: Designing DigitalCommons @ The Texas Medical Center, a multi‐institutional repository

Leah Krevit, Linda Crays

The purpose of this paper is to examine a pilot program implemented by the Houston Academy of Medicine‐Texas Medical Center Library and The University of Texas School of…

SHERPA‐LEAP: A consortial model for the creation and support of academic institutional repositories

Martin Moyle, Rebecca Stockley, Suzanne Tonkin

The purpose of the paper is to introduce SHERPA‐LEAP, a model for the consortial development, population and support of e‐prints repositories.

EPrints makes its mark

Nigel Stanger, Graham McGregor

The purpose of the paper is to report on the impact and cost/benefit of implementing three EPrints digital repositories at the University of Otago, and to encourage others…

Creating an institutional repository at a challenged institution

John C. Kelly

The purpose of the paper is to show how an institutional repository can be successfully created by university libraries with limited financial and technological resources.

Challenges and lessons learned: moving from image database to institutional repository

Mary E. Piorun, Lisa A. Palmer, Jim Comes

The purpose of this paper is to chronicle the Lamar Soutter Library's effort to build an educational image database, and how the project developed into an institutional repository.

ALADIN Research Commons: a consortial institutional repository

Bruce Hulse, Joan F. Cheverie, Claire T. Dygert

The purpose of this paper is to explore the benefits and challenges of creating a shared institutional repository and to, describe the process by which a consortium was…

Developing an institutional repository: Cranfield QUEprints – a case study

Simon J. Bevan

The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of the Institutional Repository at Cranfield University – Cranfield QUEprints (http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk).

The institutional repository at the University of Nebraska‐Lincoln: Its first year of operations

Paul Royster

The purpose of this paper is to provide a short history of the first year of operation of an institutional repository (IR) at a midwestern state university.

A multifaceted approach to promote a university repository: The University of Kansas' experience

Holly Mercer, Brian Rosenblum, Ada Emmett

The purpose of this paper is to describe the history of KU ScholarWorks, the University of Kansas' institutional repository, and the various strategies used to promote and…

PEPIA: a Norwegian collaborative effort for institutional repositories

Sverre Magnus Elvenes Joki

The purpose of this paper is to report on Project for Electronic Publications and Institutional Archives (PEPIA), which is a government‐sponsored Norwegian effort, to…

The RepoMMan project: Automating workflow and metadata for an institutional repository

Richard Green, Ian Dolphin, Chris Awre, Robert Sherratt

The purpose of this paper is to report on the work of the JISC‐funded RepoMMan project, which is developing a tool that will allow users to interact with a Fedora‐based…

Expanding roles for the institutional repository

Marie Wise, Lisa Spiro, Geneva Henry, Sidney Byrd

Rice University has adopted the DSpace platform for its institutional repository, but has pushed the traditional limits of how that is defined. To accommodate a wider…



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