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dc.contributor.authorXia, Jingfeng
dc.contributor.authorSun, Li
dc.date.accessioned2007-03-24T00:00:01Z
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:21:27Z
dc.date.issued2007-01en_US
dc.date.submitted2007-03-24en_US
dc.identifier.citationAssessment of Self-Archiving in Institutional Repositories: Depositorship and Full-Text Availability 2007-01, 33(1) Serials Reviewen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/105198
dc.description.abstractThis research evaluates the success of open access self-archiving in several well-known institutional repositories. Two assessment factors have been applied to examine the current practice of self-archiving: depositorship and the availability of full text. This research discovers that the rate of author self-archiving is low and that the majority of documents have been deposited by a librarian or administrative staff. Similarly, the rate of full-text availability is relatively low, except for Australian repositories. By identifying different practices of self-archiving, repository managers can create new strategies for the operation of their repositories and the development of archiving policies.
dc.format.mimetypedocen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectLibrariesen_US
dc.subject.otherinstitutional repositoryen_US
dc.subject.otherself-archivingen_US
dc.subject.otherevaluationen_US
dc.titleAssessment of Self-Archiving in Institutional Repositories: Depositorship and Full-Text Availabilityen_US
dc.typeJournal Article (On-line/Unpaginated)en_US
dc.identifier.journalSerials Reviewen_US
html.description.abstractThis research evaluates the success of open access self-archiving in several well-known institutional repositories. Two assessment factors have been applied to examine the current practice of self-archiving: depositorship and the availability of full text. This research discovers that the rate of author self-archiving is low and that the majority of documents have been deposited by a librarian or administrative staff. Similarly, the rate of full-text availability is relatively low, except for Australian repositories. By identifying different practices of self-archiving, repository managers can create new strategies for the operation of their repositories and the development of archiving policies.


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