December 18, 2014

Open Access Research in Japanese Institutional Repositories Exceeds 1 Million Full Text Items

From a UCL (University College London) Discovery Blog Post by Erica D McLaren: Ikuko Tsuchide, from the Japanese Digital Repository Federation (DRF), reported this week that on June 1st 2012 the number of Open Access full text items in Japanese institutional repositories exceeded the one million mark. The total comes from the National Institute of […]

Roundup: News from OCLC, Washington University Libraries, EBSCO, & PLOS

Gene Oliver promoted to Vice President, OCLC Global Systems and Information Technology Washington University Libraries introduce Open Scholarship repository EBSCO Discovery Service Expands German Content with WTI – Frankfurt Agreement  Announcing PLoS Currents: Disasters

"A Joint Venture to Create Federal Science Agency Repositories" by Miriam Drake

From an Info Today NewsBreak by Miriam Drake: The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) and Information International Associates (IIa) formed a joint venture to develop an institutional repository (IR) service for federal agencies. The institutional repositories are collections of digital scientific and technical information documents and other content. The repository will be hosted by NTIS […]

The May/June 2011 Issue of D-Lib Magazine is Now Available Online

Direct to Complete Table of Contents Along with the Featured Collection, Clips and Pointers and other material in News and Events section, here are the new articles and an editorial in in D-Lib (May/June 2011; Volume 17, Number 5/6) Now and Into the Future By Laurence Lannom, Corporation for National Research Initiatives Institutional Repositories and […]

The March/April 2011 Issue of D-Lib is Now Online

D-Lib (Volume 17, Number 3/4) Direct to Table-of-Contents Articles Discovering the Information Needs of Humanists When Planning an Institutional Repository Article by David Seaman, Dartmouth College Library Abstract: Through in-person interviews with humanities faculty members, this study examines what information needs are expressed by humanities scholars that an institutional repository (IR) can address. It also asks […]