Institutional repositoriesstrategies for the present and future

Jean Gabriel Bankier, Connie Foster, Glen Wiley

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Institutional repositories (IR) are tools to support, disseminate, and showcase the scholarly communications and intellectual life of an institution. A successful repository requires planning and a defined focus, as well as an attractive name and design. To achieve success, the IR must serve faculty on faculty's terms; the librarian's role is to collaborate with faculty and ensure that the services of the IR meet faculty needs. Foster, Bankier, and Wiley offered strategies for success drawn from their work creating successful institutional repositories.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-115
Number of pages7
JournalSerials Librarian
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - Jan 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Electronic publishing
  • Institutional repository
  • Library services
  • Open access
  • Research showcase

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences


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