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Collaborative Preservation of ETDs: The MetaArchive Cooperative and LOCKSS
While few would argue about the importance of digital preservation, it often gets a low priority when institutions are planning and implementing their ETD initiatives. However, the NDLTD has joined forces with the MetaArchive ...
Distributed Digital Preservation Workshop for ETDs
The goal of the second ETD Preservation Workshop is to share with you the information necessary to establish a sound preservation program and describe how the MetaArchive Cooperative can meet your institution’s needs. We ...
PLN Members and the ARL Digital Preservation Survey Preliminary Findings
Because there is relatively little information gathered or reported about digital preservation practices and policies, we proposed and conducted the 1st Association of Research Libraries (ARL) SPEC survey on digital ...
ETDs and Open Access: Understanding the Digital Landscape of Open Access in the Graduate School Arena
McMillan presented data from the 2013 ETD base line survey of institutions and the 2011-2012 surveys of journal editors and university press directors about their ETD policies.
Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Sciences?
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2014-11)
In academia, there is a growing acceptance of sharing the final electronic version of graduate work, such as a thesis or dissertation, in an online university repository. Though previous studies have shown that journal ...
Digital Knowledge Repositories: What the 2015 ETD Survey Reveals
On Nov. 3, 2015, international speakers participated in the DELNET (Developing Library Network) Panel Discussion on "Digital Knowledge Repositories: Emerging Issues, Trends and Technologies" at the India International ...
The Insitutional Repository's Role in Preserving Research Data
(Virginia Tech, 2012-07-25)
In recent years, many funding agencies have started to require long-term preservation and open access to research data. While most research universities have already run their own institutional repositories (IR), it's not ...
Open Licensing for Library-Created Content: A Report for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-17)
Library Council, the governing body of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, commissioned creation of a task force to identify problems and propose solutions regarding the sharing and reuse of content created by the ...
Open Archives Initiative
This presentation, which was given at the annual meeting of the Society of Scholarly Publishing on June 1, 2000, describes the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), a protocol for exchanging content between digital repositories. ...