Global Repository Movement in the Domain of Library and Information Science Discipline

Revista de Arquitectura

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Title Global Repository Movement in the Domain of Library and Information Science Discipline
 
Creator Kumar Roy, Bijan; Assistant Professor, Dept. of LIS, The University of Burdwan, WB,
Chandra Biswas, Subal; Professor, Dept. of LIS, The University of Burdwan, WB
Mukhopadhyay, Parthasarathi; Associate Professor, Dept. of LIS, The University of Kalyani, WB
 
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Description Provides an overview of Subject Repositories (SRs) throughout the World in response to the open access movement (OAM). It mainly highlights the current trends of repository development in Library and Information Science (LIS) field. This paper covers all repositories in LIS field as registered in OpenDOAR (Directory of Open Access Repository) database. The main objective of the paper is to select a set of parameters for evaluation of LIS repositories with other disciplinary repositories taking into consideration global recommendations and best practice guidelines. The paper also shows the growth of selected LIS repositories in terms of volume and number of objects, contents type, software pattern, subjects coverage etc. Lastly points out lacunas of LIS repositories in compare to other disciplinary repositories as well as recommends possible directions which can make the repository sustainable and will change the culture of information exchange pattern in the social science disciplines as a whole. 
 
Publisher Regional Information Center for Science & Technology
 
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Date 2016-07-10
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijism.ricest.ac.ir/index.php/ijism/article/view/788
 
Source International Journal of Information Science and Management (IJISM); Vol 14, No 2 (2016)
2008-8310
2008-8302
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijism.ricest.ac.ir/index.php/ijism/article/view/788/288
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2016 International Journal of Information Science and Management (IJISM)
 

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