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Nottingham ePrints School of Biosciences School Board Meeting Nov 2005 Bill Hubbard SHERPA Project Manager University of Nottingham.

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1 Nottingham ePrints School of Biosciences School Board Meeting Nov 2005 Bill Hubbard SHERPA Project Manager University of Nottingham

2 Institutional repositories Digital collections that preserve and provide access to the intellectual output of an institution. May contain a variety of digital objects –eprints - pre-prints and post-prints –etheses –book chapters –conference papers Open access encourages wider use of information assets - and increases citations

3 Repositories in context Supplementary to traditional publication Does not affect current research publication processes Gives easy access Gives rapid access Gives long-term access Increases readership and use of material Value added services –hit counts on papers –personalised publications lists –citation analyses

4 Publication & Deposition Author writes paper Submits to journal Paper refereed Revised by author Author submits final version Published in journal Deposits in e-print repository

5 Possible concerns Subject base more natural ? –institutional infrastructure, view by subject Quality control ? –peer-review clearly labelled Plagiarism –old problem - and easier to detect Papers already on personal or departmental website –unstructured for access, search, preservation, RAE Threat to journals? –evidence shows co-existence possible - but in the future... ?

6 Repositories at Nottingham Nottingham ePrints Nottingham Modern Languages Publications Archive Nottingham eTheses

7 Nottingham ePrints Home Page

8 Department Listing

9 Critical Theory Listing

10 Tormey Metadata

11 Tormey pdf

12 Departmental publications page

13 Google - Millington

14 114th Result - Millington

15 Google Scholar

16 Downloads last month Successful requests: 3,176 Average successful requests per day: 102 Distinct files requested: 106 Distinct hosts served: 834

17 Nottingham ePrints downloads

18 Nottingham ePrints - topics RCUK position statement Submission Save copies of work Be aware of new methods for dissemination Links to School pages

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