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Institutional Repository Software Comparison



Copyright (c) 2014 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Abstract: Institutional Repositories were first developed as an online solution for collecting, preserving, and disseminating the scholarship of universities, colleges, and other research institutions. The repository quickly evolved into a platform for libraries to publish and showcase the entire breadth of an institution's scholarship including articles, books, theses, dissertations, and journals. Added support for images, video, audio, and other media has brought greater depth to repository collections. Since 2000, a number of repository platforms have been developed, each with their own set of benefits and technical criteria.

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Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Publisher:United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Place of Publication:Paris
Notes:Published in 2014 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France This publication is available in Open Access under the Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO (CC-BY-SA 3.0 IGO) license ( ). By using the content of this publication, the users accept to be bound by the terms of use of the UNESCO Open Access Repository ( ).
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Record Number:20048
Last Update:2014-11-19 09:58:48
Date Created:2014-11-19 09:57:41