Fundamentals of Institutional Repositories 2024 - Session 1.0

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This 6-week online course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of institutional repositories (IR), including considering IR platforms, promoting the IR, faculty publications in the IR, additional sources of IR content, IR metadata, and accessibility of IR content.

This 6-week online course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of institutional repositories (IR), including considering IR platforms, promoting the IR, faculty publications in the IR, additional sources of IR content, IR metadata, and accessibility of IR content. At the end of this course, attendees will be able to identify different types of repository platforms and the features and components they offer, develop strategies and methods for promoting the institutional repository to their campus community, comprehend best practices for metadata and create original metadata records for repository content, and identify best practices for making repository content fully accessible, among other learning outcomes.

This 6-week course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of metadata, including:

  • Considering IR Platforms
  • Promoting the IR
  • Faculty Publications in the IR
  • Additional Sources of IR Content
  • IR Metadata
  • Accessibility of IR Content


Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify different types of repository platforms and the features and components they offer
  • Develop strategies and methods for promoting the institutional repository to their campus community
  • Understand how to interpret publication agreements, particularly with regard to understanding reuse rights or guidelines for repository deposit of published materials
  • Comprehend best practices for metadata and create original metadata records for repository content
  • Evaluate a variety of content types appropriate for inclusion in an institutional repository, and consider diverse strategies for using the repository to meet the scholarly needs of the campus community
  • Identify best practices for making repository content fully accessible and develop workflows for remediating inaccessible repository content


Format: 

Students receive an access code after registering for the course.  Students have 24/7 access to the course site for the six-week period, and aside from assignment and quiz deadlines, the course may be completed at their own pace.  Instructors provide guidance and feedback as students work their way through the course material.  Weekly, instructor-moderated chat sessions are the only live course events that students are asked to attend.


Who Should Attend:

Primarily IR managers, especially those new to IRs, but the course will also be useful for reference librarians, metadata librarians, special collections librarians at institutions where archival materials are stored in the IR, and anyone involved with IR initiatives.

Sponsor:

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Core thanks Lyrasis, sponsor of the Fundamentals of Institutional Repositories course

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Event tags:
Academic Library
Archives & Records Management
Collection Management
Public Library
Rural Library
School Library
Special Library
Tribal Library
Urban Library
eLearning
July 15 - August 23, 2024
All day
$196.71 Core member, $224.10 ALA member, $249 nonmember
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