Institutional Repositories: The Next Phase

By Laura Hanson.

Published by The International Journal of the Book

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This paper will seek to provide a background on the scholarly communication crisis to help frame a later focus on one category of open access,commonly referred to as “green” open access or “self-archiving”,and more specifically,on institutional repositories.Institutional repositories (IRs) are an important development within the open access movement;however,challenges remain in realizing their full potential in the overall chain of scholarly communications.

Keywords: Scholarly Communication, Open Access, Institutional Repositories

The International Journal of the Book, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp.33-44. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 621.016KB).

Laura Hanson

Visiting Assistant Professor of Library Administration, Funk Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA


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