Research assessment here to stay A quality pump but leads to bad behaviour Winning is everything Mourinho, Ferguson, Wenger …
Institutional repository = Institutional repository functions (growing) –open access full-text research materials –open access learning objects –open access records of the research output of the institution –closed-access full-text archival documents –closed-access full-text high-impact research materials (cream of research)
Cream of research = IRRA solutions Publishers not ready Objectless metadata Is common sense on the horizon? Routine assessment and funding adjustments?
Cream of research More self-archiving Virtuous circle Always look on the bright side!