Engaging Your Campus in Utilizing Institutional Repositories

Institutional repository (IR) best practices include engagement with administrators, faculty, staff, and students. Acquisition of research scholarship, publications, student theses/dissertations, and other academic objects can be challenging and frustrating. Marianne's presentation focuses on successful marketing strategies, best practices for garnering IR content, and the development of open access mandates.

Who Should Attend

Anyone with an interest in the topic can benefit from this session and is welcome to participate.


Marianne A. Buehler is the Urban Sustainability Librarian, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She received an MA in Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona, and a BA English, University of Maine. Marianne has garnered expertise in and taught various aspects of library technologies for over twenty years, including scholarly communication processes, such as managing institutional repositories, open access journal publishing, traditional/self-publishing, and copyright. She was the Managing Editor of three open access publications: Journal of Applied Science & Engineering Technology (3 yrs), the Scholarship@RIT newsletter (5 yrs), and the Promise of Sustainability (2008) anthology. Marianne presents at regional/national conferences and publishes in areas of copyright and plagiarism issues, open access publishing, and institutional repositories.


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Tech Requirements

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

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