[Duraspace] Impact of Social Sciences – Institutional repositories provide an ideal medium for scholars to move beyond the journal article.

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 19:49:55 SAST 2014

Rebecca Kennison and Sarah Shreeves argued last year in the Journal of
Librarianship and Scholarly Communication that shifting the primary purpose
of the IR from green open access to the provision of persistent and
reliable access to the full range and diversity of scholarly output of a
research institution can mean a “vibrant, well used, and well understood
system.” * Usage statistics confirm that the global audience visiting
Academic Commons is interested in student work.*

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