OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 23 Issue 4


Library and Information Science

Table of contents - Special Issue: Including a special section: institutional repositories

Identity parade: building web portals about people

Toby Burrows

The purpose of this paper is to look at the current state of initiatives to develop “people‐centred” portals by repurposing name authority data from union catalogues and…

Bibliographic challenges in historical context: looking back to 1982

Norm Medeiros

The purpose of this article is to reflect on the state of bibliographic access.

Digital curation

Elizabeth Yakel

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of development and recent focus on digital curation and ties it to larger cyberinfrastructure initiatives.

Ghost in the machine

Robert Fox

This column aims to explore the important issue of developing native skills in the library profession in order to develop and maintain library applications.

The system development life cycle and digital library development

H. Frank Cervone

The purpose of this article is to develop an understanding of the system development lifecycle and its role in managing the development of digital library systems.

Outsourcing open access: Digital Commons at the University of Wollongong, Australia

Michael Organ, Helen Mandl

The purpose of this article is to outline the experiences of an Australian university in selecting a proprietary solution for its open access digital repository requirements.

E‐science and open access repositories in Spain

Blanca Rodríguez Bravo, Ma Luisa Alvite Díez

The purpose of this article is to highlight the role of science repositories in the development of e‐science. It aims to provide an overview of the open access collections…

Linking repositories: Scoping the development of cross‐institutional user‐oriented services

Chris Awre, Alma Swan

The purpose of the linking repositories study was to conduct research to identify appropriate sustainable technical and organisational models to support the development of…

From digital library to institutional repository: a brief look at one library's path

Marianne A. Buehler, Marcia S. Trauernicht

The purpose of this paper is to give an overview of the initial transformation of one academic library's digital media library into the institutional repository (IR) of…

Building institutional repository infrastructure in regional Australia

Caroline Drury

The purpose of this paper is to focus on the development of FOSTER, its anticipated use and outcomes.

New possibilities for metadata creation in an institutional repository context

Alan Burk, Muhammad Al‐Digeil, Dominic Forest, Jennifer Whitney

The purpose of this paper is to develop automated methods for creating metadata for documents in an institutional repository.



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