[Irtalk] New Article: “Library Portal 2.0: The Social Research Management System” | LJ INFOdocket

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sat May 24 11:15:56 SAST 2014

Library 2.0 (L2) has been discussed in depth in library circles in recent
years. This article looks at L2 initiatives and technology implementation
with regard to L2 and proposes a reboot,* repositioning the library portal
as a Social Research Management System (SRMS).* This SRMS adheres to the L2
principles of purposeful, user-driven, library services. *The SRMS is
envisioned as the center of academic research and activity at universities*,
not as a peripheral tool. Creating a new generation library portal (the
SRMS) is a group endeavor, thus by utilizing both on-campus and peer
resources, the realization of the faceted, modularized, SRMS can come to


​Also see: http://wiki.lib.sun.ac.za/index.php/OpenScience​
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