Presentation on theme: "Nottingham ePrints School of Biosciences School Board Meeting Nov 2005 Bill Hubbard SHERPA Project Manager University of Nottingham."— Presentation transcript:
Nottingham ePrints School of Biosciences School Board Meeting Nov 2005 Bill Hubbard SHERPA Project Manager University of Nottingham
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
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
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
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... ?
Repositories at Nottingham Nottingham ePrints Nottingham Modern Languages Publications Archive Nottingham eTheses