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Debbie's presentation on Digital libraries at CPUT.

Debbie's presentation on Digital libraries at CPUT.

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  • 1. D. Becker 1/29/2015
  • 2. Open access - definitions  Resources that are openly available to users with no requirements for authentication or payment.  a model for journal publishing in which authors make their content freely available and archive it themselves. Costs of publishing are borne by authors or their funders  A publication model where in neither readers nor a reader's institution are charged for access to articles or other resources. Users are free to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles. ... 1/29/2015
  • 3. Levels of open access  Read online  Download  Download and distribute  Some items are open access only for short periods of time before having access restricted 1/29/2015
  • 4. Books        alm.html   1/29/2015
  • 5. Journals   Accredited open access journal (SA)  1/29/2015
  • 6. Texbooks/Courseware     Page  textbooks?gclid=CO-w56fzrqQCFdj92AodUXeoyw  1/29/2015
  • 7. Video    Textbooks  Language courses 1/29/2015
  • 8. Repository –definition  A repository in publishing, and especially in academic publishing, is a real or virtual facility for the deposit of academic publications, such as academic journal articles.  a permanent, not-for-profit education or research- oriented agency or institution that provides in- perpetuity legal housing and curation of records and material collections. ... )
  • 9. Traditional repository services Restricted to the output of a single institution A digital product to enable perpetual access through digital preservation Access that would be not restricted (not necessarily Open Access) All intellectual output, irrespective of the type 1/29/2015
  • 10. Types of repositories
  • 11. Open Access Scholarius repository for PhD Thesis, Articles, Books and Reports Covers many subject areas
  • 12. European portals with English text Netherland Scandinavia
  • 13. Institutional repositories
  • 14. All repositories  1/29/2015
  • 15. Journals  1/29/2015
  • 16. Digital library - definition  A digital library is a library in which collections are stored in digital formats (as opposed to print, microform, or other media) and accessible by computers. The digital content may be stored locally, or accessed remotely via computer networks. ...  A digital library is a collection of documents in organized electronic form, available on the Internet or on CD-ROM (compact-disk read-only memory) disks. Depending on the specific library, a user may be able to access magazine articles, books, papers, images, sound files, and videos. ... 1/29/2015
  • 17. Beyond traditional repository services  Individual websites for CPUT staff members  Image galleries for archival and current images  Publication of e-journals and Conference proceedings 1/29/2015
  • 18. 1/29/2015