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Implementing Shocker Open Access Repository

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dc.contributor.author Matveyeva, Susan J.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-04-09T17:35:23Z
dc.date.available 2008-04-09T17:35:23Z
dc.date.issued 2008-04-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/1243
dc.description Presented at the Kansas Library Association Annual Conference, Wichita, KS, April 2008. en
dc.description.abstract With implementation of SOAR (Shocker Open Access Repository), Wichita State University faculty, staff, and students received a secure electronic database to store and access their works, educational material, and university documentation. This valuable new service was developed by librarians from scratch with no additional staff hired or money spent. On October 2007, SOAR included over 700 works theses and dissertations, journals and newsletters, decorative art museum collections, research articles, administrative reports, and conference proceedings. The presenter will share her experience of the development of institutional repository in medium sized research universities as well as future plans for SOAR enhancements in the context of digital library services development. The presentation will focus on major technical, collection development, and organizational problems and decisions, such as repository purpose, service definition, choice of a digital asset management system, collection/community hierarchy and naming convention, collection development strategy, staffing and workflows, metadata issues, integration of institutional repository into other library services, etc. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Kansas Library Association en
dc.subject Shocker Open Access Repository en
dc.subject SOAR en
dc.subject Institutional repositories en
dc.subject Digital library development en
dc.title Implementing Shocker Open Access Repository en
dc.type Presentation en

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    Catalog and Institutional Repository Librarian

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