Webinar: Institutional repository management

EIFL and CARLIGH webinar for institutional repository managers and librarians from Ghana

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TYPE:
Webinar
AUTHOR:
EIFL
PRESENTER:
IRYNA KUCHMA, EIFL OPEN ACCESS PROGRAMME MANAGER
DATE:
August 2020
DOCUMENT LANGUAGE:
English
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In this joint EIFL/CARLIGH (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana) webinar Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, talks about - 

  • Institutional repository coordination and management; 
  • Development of a repository policy and workflows; 
  • Increasing the amount of items deposited in the repository by identifying suitable publications for deposit and working with researchers on deposit of research outputs into the repository;
  • Liaising with publishers on issues relating to archiving policies including embargo periods; 
  • Monitoring deposit, download and other usage indicators to identify the impact and success of the repository and areas for improvement in the service, producing usage reports; 
  • Ensuring and monitoring metadata quality; 
  • Developing an advocacy programme to create a broad culture of engagement within the institution, and 
  • Developing advocacy and publicity materials and training programmes and materials.

She also provides some good practice examples, shows free tools for repository managers and shares re-usable materials. The webinar concludes with a Q&A session with the participants. 

See the webinar slides here in PDF or in PowerPoint.