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1 Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands Shirley Leckie and Elizabeth McHugh The Implementation of the UHI Research Repository – a collaboration between the library service and the research office

2 Shetland Coll. NAFC Marine Centre Orkney Coll. Lews Castle Moray Highland Theological Coll. Inverness Perth Argyll SAMS Lochaber Sabhal Mor Ostaig EO North Highland Coll. Elgin College SDRC

3 Profile Over 6000 students 94% of Scottish origin, 57% female 48% over 30 years of age and 62% studying part-time Quality standards equivalent to established universities Four faculties/ 13 subject networks Developing research portfolio of international standing 100 research students, will graduate this year. Total of approximately 30 students graduated so far Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands Profile

4 Research Areas Marine & Environmental Science Diabetes and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Nuclear Decommissioning, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development Theology Celtic and Cultural Studies Agronomy, Mountain Studies Archaeology, Nordic Studies Social and Public Policy History Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands

5 UHI Library Service Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands Central provision Central posts Standards and guidelines Library Management System E-resource subscriptions Inter-site loans Access and borrowing schemes

6 UHI Library Service Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands Academic Partner librarians and libraries Distributed delivery Equivalence of provision and access is key E-provision Theses – across Academic Partners : paper and/or electronic format

7 Why do we want it? Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands Research Office – To create the big picture of the research being undertaken at UHI and strategically in terms of the Research Excellence Framework (REF). Open Access Libraries Academic Partners libraries spread across Highlands and Islands Distance, ease of access, storage

8 Procurement Needs Analysis was done by the Research Office Partnership with Scottish Digital Library Consortium (SDLC) was decided. Provided technical aspect and support quickly UHI library service : national collaboration agenda Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands

9 SDLC Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands SDLC – Scottish Digital Library Consortium – Institutional Repository Service Edinburgh University, Heriot Watt University, St Andrews University, UHI Millennium Institute use Repository Service Strength in partnership - development Technical backup

10 Implementation Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands Research Publications going in first Issues with copyright / deposit licences / agreements from researchers Thesis Implementation – going to Research Committee Libraries – awareness raising with librarians

11 Impact Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands Showcase of research Establishing a network of researchers Libraries resource Easy access to theses work Libraries / research office combining efforts in publicity and pushing research together and working together

12 Creating the University of the Highlands and Islands Within UHI Research office Website Library Website Marketing Department External to UHI ROAR OpenDOAR SDLC Marketing


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