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The Digital Repository Federation (DRF) is a federation for the universities and research institutions that have set up institutional repositories (IRs) in Japan. It was established by Hokkaido University, Chiba University and Kanazawa University in 2006 as part of the Cyber Science Infrastructure Program (CSI) of the National Institute of Informatics (NII). It became an independent organization based on self-sustaining operation in 2010, and is currently made up of 144 universities and research institutions (as of June 5, 2012). It is a loose-knit coalition that does not have a strict membership system. (Excerpt from this source)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'digital repository federation': 3 (0.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'digital repository federation' across all Ariadne articles: 34
  • Average number of references to 'digital repository federation' per Ariadne article: 11.33
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'digital repository federation': 2013-07
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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'digital repository federation':

  1. shigeki sugita (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. yui nishizono (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. masako suzuki (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. hideki uchijima (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. ikuko tsuchide (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Shared Repositories, Shared Benefits: Regional and Consortial Repositories in Japan

Takeo Ozono, Daisuke Ueda and Fumiyo Ozaki describe the work of the ShaRe Project and its influence upon the development of consortial repositories and the benefits they have brought to Japanese institutions.

March 2014, issue72, feature article

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