Promoting Institutional Repositories on and off Campus

Session considers strategies for promoting an institutional repository to on-campus and off-campus constituencies. Includes results of surveys carried out at institutions with IRs and information based on the speaker's experience at Thomas Jefferson University.

An ALCTS webcast

Learning Outcomes

Attendees will receive practical guidelines and suggestions on best practices for promoting the IR.

Who Should Attend

Anyone with an institutional repository or other product or service that they wish to promote to a campus audience.

Course Level

introductory

Presenter

Dan Kipnis is the Senior Education Services Librarian at the Thomas Jefferson University’s Scott Memorial Library where his responsibilities include implementing and managing the university’s institutional repository, Jefferson Digital Commons (http://jdc.jefferson.edu1). In 2009, Dan described his experience in launching Thomas Jefferson University’s IR in “Feeding the Fledgling Repository: Starting an Institutional Repository at an Academic Health Sciences Library,” which was published in Medical Reference Services Quarterly, v.28, no.2, p. 111-122, 2009. Dan received his undergraduate degree from McGill University and completed his graduate work in library and information science at the University of Michigan, School of Information.

Date

Available 24/7. Originally presented Wednesday, November 30, 2011

This session lasts about an hour.

Credits

none

Fee

Free.

Technical Requirements

Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.

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presentation slides (.ppt)

 

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