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Thursday, September 06, 2007

The business side of OA repositories

Alma Swan, The business of digital repositories, in K. Weenink et al. (eds.), A DRIVER's Guide to European Repositories, Amsterdam University Press, 2007.  Self-archived September 6, 2007. 

Abstract:   This chapter is aimed at those who are involved in planning, setting up and running a digital repository for an institution or community. It covers making a business case, costs, staffing requirements, managing growth and change and other sustainability issues. A number of repository case studies across Europe were used to derive data to inform the study.