Institutional Repository at National Aerospace Laboratories: A Case Study

Poornima, Narayana and Jayashree, S and Indrani, V (2009) Institutional Repository at National Aerospace Laboratories: A Case Study. In: National Conference on Scientific Achievements of SC & ST Scientists & Technologists, 14-16 April 2009, Bangalore.

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The Information Centre of NAL with its state-of-the-art expertise, infrastructure and services initiated setting upof its own repository during 2003 using, the then most popular open source software Greenstone Digital Library (GSDL). The work progressed rapidly with the adoption of the open source software GNU EPrints for archiving and managing the digital collections. This paper in detail explains the working model of NAL’s Institutional repository. It discusses the technology employed and methodology adopted in building the same. The collection process of different data types, processing and depositing the same to IR is discussed in detail. It is summarized by providing the current status and the statistics on number of hits received.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Institutional Repository, Open Access Initiative, National Aerospace Laboratories, ICAST.
Subjects: SOCIAL AND INFORMATION SCIENCES > Documentation and Information Science
Depositing User: Ms Indrani V
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2012 04:50
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2012 04:50

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