Keeping an institutional repository relevant

Lemberget, Tove, Meade, Clair, Morton, Stephanie, Gibbons, Anna, and Ferguson, Kathryn (2017) Keeping an institutional repository relevant. In: Posters from the Open Respositories Conference. 260. From: OR2017: Open Repositories Conference, 27-30 June 2017, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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How can we ensure the relevance of institutional repositories in the current climate of emerging social network platforms and storage solutions for publications and research data? One answer is to make sure the repository is an integral part of the institution's research infrastructure and to provide enhancements that will benefit the academics in promoting their research. This poster presentation provides a snapshot at how this can be achieved, using the institutional repository at James Cook University as an example. The repository is embedded into a number of workflows within the University, including academic promotions, Research Portfolio (i.e., researcher profiles) and publication reporting (e.g., Excellence in Research for Australia – ERA). This approach, together with user education, collaboration and repository enhancements to facilitate the sharing of research outputs, increases the academics' awareness of open access and the repository as a tool to promote their research and encourages repository use within the university.

Item ID: 49499
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Keywords: institutional repository, Eddie Koiki Mabo Library, JCU Library, James Cook University, Indigenous, Indigenous art, Torres Strait Island, Torres Strait Islanders, Aboriginal, Terra Nullius, Native Title, Gail Mabo, Mabo Art Exhibition, VR, virtual reality, 360°, panorama, open access, OA, research systems, information systems, research support, researcher education, embedded multimedia content
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Winner of Best Poster at Open Repositories Conference (OR2017) in Brisbane, Australia.

JCU Library & Information Services expresses thanks to Gail Mabo for making the artworks in this image available under license.

A special thanks to photographer Neil Chan from Top Snap, Townsville, Australia, for capturing the ground floor of the Eddie Koiki Mabo Library building in a 360° panorama image.

A record for the 360° panorama image of the exhibition 'Reflections: 25 years on', by Gail Mabo is available from a link in the Related URLs field.

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