Implementing an EPrints repository system at a small South African university

Vermaak, Irene (2005) Implementing an EPrints repository system at a small South African university. In: ETD2005: Evolution through discovery, 28-30 September 2005, Sydney, Australia. (Unpublished)

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This presentation gives a descriptive and analytical overview of the implementation of the Rhodes eResearch Repository system at Rhodes University, building on an ETD programme started in 1998. This project involves staff from Rhodes University Library and the Information Technology Division, with the approval of the Dean of Research. With the support of Management and a strong university IT culture of using open source software, Rhodes University Library planned the implementation of the system without major bureaucratic obstacles. We did, however, experience limited budgetary support and severe staff constraints. This poster aims to encourage institutions with limited resources to start IR programmes and emphasizes the short space of time required “to get up and go”.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Uncontrolled Keywords:institutional repository implementation
Subjects:Y Unknown > Subjects to be assigned
Divisions:Support Units > Library
ID Code:283
Deposited By: Rhodes Library Archive Administrator
Deposited On:16 Aug 2006
Last Modified:06 Jan 2012 16:17
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