[Irtalk] "Cultivating Scholarship: The Role of Institutional Repositories in Hea" by Lisa A. Palmer

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue May 13 12:47:17 SAST 2014

The early promise of institutional repositories is beginning to bear fruit.

Medical libraries with institutional repositories, like other academic
libraries, have found that their repositories support new ways of engaging
with researchers and meeting the challenges posed by the transformation in
scholarly communication over the past decade exemplified by open access,
the National Institutes of Health Public Access Policy, campus-based
publishing, and the sharing of research data.

*Institutional repositories can grow and thrive in academic health sciences
libraries and be a vital component in the provision of library services to
faculty, researchers, staff, and students.*

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