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Title: Institutional Repositories in India: A Comparative Study of Dspace and Eprints
Authors: Karmakar, Gouri Sankar
Das, Rumi
Thakuria, Juli
Keywords: Institutional Repository
Open Source Software
Issue Date: 18-Feb-2010
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre
Abstract: This paper identifies and outlines the role & importance of various Institutional Repositories (IR) in India. The rapid advent use of IT has completely revolutionized the library systems and changed library services. In India open access movement is getting momentum in libraries to overcome the access barriers of scholarly publication. The institutional repositories were identified through a study of the literature, as well as internet searching and browsing. Each of the Institutional Repository software has a lot of features, unique facilities and excellent capabilities, which the users could explore and experiment. But in this paper we have tried to compare only, two Institutional Repository software i.e. Dspace & Eprints & its role in building Institutional Repositories along with the comparison the various aspects of D-space & E-print software, the various institutions using it in India for their Institutional Repository. Most of the Institutional Repositories (IR) in India use D-space and E-prints software.
ISBN: 978-81-902079-9-7
Appears in Collections:PLANNER 2010 Tezpur

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