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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

New briefing papers from Repository Support Project

The Repository Support Project has released new briefing papers, apparently released April 29:

Key Services
This briefing paper gives an overview of some of the key services currently available to repository managers and provides further details on how to access and use them.

Metadata
This paper explores the topic of metadata in the repository and includes advice and information on metadata schemas and application profiles.

Making Effective Use of Your Repository
Repositories are both part of an institutionís local information provision and part of the developing global open access information environment. This briefing paper discusses these contexts, helping the repository to serve the institutionís business needs effectively.

Repository Policy Framework - Updated
Updated information about giving structure to your repository planning through the implementation of a policy framework. ...