October 20, 2014

New Report from OCLC Research: “Lasting Impact: Sustainability of Disciplinary Repositories”

Title Lasting Impact: Sustainability of Disciplinary Repositories Author Ricky Erway OCLC Research Summary Lasting Impact: Sustainability of Disciplinary Repositories offers a quick environmental scan of the repository landscape and then focuses on disciplinary repositories—those subject-based, often researcher-initiated loci for research information. Seven of these repositories are profiled, with a focus on their varied business models. […]

New Report from OCLC Research: "Single Search: The Quest for the Holy Grail"

Note: Terms like one-search, metasearch, federated search, central index,  harvesting, central index, central repository, and many other terms are all part of the single search world in one way or another. The report discusses a number of issues including: Institutional and Technical Considerations Metadata Considerations Access Considerations Direct to Report: Single Search: The Quest for […]