PerX and TechXtra Roddy MacLeod Heriot Watt University [email_address] http://www.slideshare.net/libram/perx-and-techxtra / Discovering eprints: finding needles in the haystack? 12 th Sept, European Research Institute, Birmingham
"We feel more strongly than ever that there are significant advantages to a disciplinary approach to electronic services supporting advanced scholarship and higher education" Stephen and Harrison (2002)
What may work for one discipline does not necessarily work well for another discipline.
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