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Comparison of content policies for institutional repositories in Australia


Sale, AHJ, Comparison of content policies for institutional repositories in Australia, First Monday, 11, (4) pp. EJ4. ISSN 1396-0466 (2006) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.5210/fm.v11i4.1324


Seven Australian universities have established institutional repositories (containing research articles, also known as eprints) that can be analyzed for content and which were in operation during 2004 and 2005. This short paper analyses their content and shows that a requirement to deposit research output into a repository coupled with effective author support policies works in Australia and delivers high levels of content. Voluntary deposit policies do not, regardless of any author support by the university. This is consistent with international data.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Information Systems
Research Field:Interorganisational Information Systems and Web Services
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Computer Software and Services
Objective Field:Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)
UTAS Author:Sale, AHJ (Professor Arthur Sale)
ID Code:39562
Year Published:2006
Deposited By:Computing
Deposited On:2006-08-01
Last Modified:2012-11-06
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