Creating a Multipurpose Digital Institutional Repository
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Cohen, Suzanne A.; Schmidle, Deborah J.
DigitalCommons@ILR is a multipurpose institutional repository (IR) for scholarship produced by faculty at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. Unlike most IRs, it also functions as a subject-based repository for workplace-related information. This paper will discuss the issues involved in the implementation of DigitalCommons@ILR, including the choice of software, collection scope and policies, organization, and staffing. Keys to success in developing repository content, including building administrative support and developing partnerships, will be noted.
repository; scholarly publications; digital; commons; ILR; digitalcommons@ILR; subject
Required Publisher Statement: Copyright by Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Final paper published as Cohen, S. & Schmidle, D. (2007). Creating a multipurpose digital institutional repository. OCLC Systems & Services, 23(3),287-296.