Presentation on theme: "@MAKERERE Makerere Universitys Institutional Repository By Andrew Mwesigwa Librarian I (Academic)"— Presentation transcript:
@MAKERERE Makerere Universitys Institutional Repository By Andrew Mwesigwa Librarian I (Academic)
@MAKERERE Makerere Universitys Institutional Repository Locally Called: Uganda Scholarly Digital Library (USDL) Providing online access to local scientific research
Andrew Mwesigwa CUUL paper May Push Factors for the IR at Mak Webometrics ranking (rich files as an indicator) Self archiving of research (reduction of duplicate efforts) Access to own research Need to have perpetual access to ETD
Andrew Mwesigwa CUUL paper May Maks Take on OA & the IR No OA policy in place Discussions among Librarians (Library board) to come up with a draft for presentation to Senate/Univ.Mgt. Delay in practical implementation of IPM policy at Mak Maklib takes the road of marketing the benefits of Self-archiving Steps towards the submission of ETD (Draft policy) Approval of submissions in USDL is guided by Publishers transfer agreements/policies concerning self-archiving found at Linked on the IR site Therefore OA in USDL is limited to author consent for unpublished works and permission by publishers
Andrew Mwesigwa CUUL paper May Maks Take on OA & the IR Individual consent (permission) authorizing the institution to archive & disseminate the publication is a requirement (esp. OA consent) Options for restricted access to the full-text are provided for especially for thesis pending publication by the author. In such cases, only the abstract is made visible for a specified grace period decided by the author. All College/School librarians are collection administrators Submission guidelines are provided in print & electronic format to all researchers in units.
Andrew Mwesigwa CUUL paper May Self-Archiving of research Documents uploaded include: published articles, conference papers, working/technical papers, thesis, etc.
Primary Source of Information on Publisher Copyright Policies Miriam Kakai (Research Management Workshop)7
Home page of Mak Inst. Repository Miriam Kakai (Research Management Workshop)8
Andrew Mwesigwa CUUL paper May The End Thank You