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An Institutional repository is an online locus for collecting, preserving, and disseminating - in digital form - the intellectual output of an institution, particularly a research institution. For a university, this would include materials such as research journal articles, before (preprints) and after (postprints) undergoing peer review, and digital versions of theses and dissertations, but it might also include other digital assets generated by normal academic life, such as administrative documents, course notes, or learning objects. The four main objectives for having an institutional repository are: 1) to provide open access to institutional research output by self-archiving it; 2) to create global visibility for an institution's scholarly research; 3) to collect content in a single location; 4) to store and preserve other institutional digital assets, including unpublished or otherwise easily lost ("grey") literature (e.g., theses or technical reports). (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Institutional repository)

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Metadata related to 'electronic theses' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'electronic theses': 27 (1.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'electronic theses' across all Ariadne articles: 54
  • Average number of references to 'electronic theses' per Ariadne article: 2.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'electronic theses': 1997-09
  • Trending factor of 'electronic theses': 16.8 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'electronic theses':

  1. heila pienaar (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. martie van deventer (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. richard jones (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. john maccoll (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. jill russell (see articles on this topic by this author)

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JISC and SURF International Workshop on Electronic Theses

Neil Jacobs reports on a JISC-SURF-CURL-sponsored event at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, over 19-20 January 2006.

February 2006, issue46, event report

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