Successfully reported this slideshow.
An Embedded Repository:the Enlighten experience• William J Nixon• Digital Library Development Manager• 3ª Conferência Luso...
Glasgow, Scotland and Open Access•   14 Universities•   Scottish OA Declaration - 2004    – ‘We believe that the interests...
University of Glasgow•   Founded in 1451•   2nd oldest University in Scotland (4th    UK)•   6,000+ Staff    – 2000 Resear...
Institutional Drivers for Open Access• Research Funders   – The Wellcome Trust: “supports unrestricted access to the publi...
Publications Policy
Budapest Open Access Initiative - 10 Years"An old tradition and a new technology have converged to     make possible an un...
Embedding (and integrating) is about…• Being stitched into the fabric of the institution   – Culturally, Technically ,Holi...
An Embedded Week•   Academic staff•   Departmental administrators•   Enlighten Team•   IT Services•   Corporate Communicat...
Silos are the past…  Photo by docsearls on Flickr - used under a Creative Commons licence
Beyond Silos: Embedded Repositories
Enlighten: Staff A to Z
Enlighten Funder Data
Thesis: Record
Repositories: Juggling Agendas
Our Embedded Journey 2002-2012• JISC ‘DAEDALUS’, ‘Enrich’ and ‘Enquire’ projects• Information Environment Programme 2009-1...
An Embedding Equation – 3 P’s  People    X    Processes      X   Policies
Ongoing Library Role• Enlighten publications team of 4+ (not F/T) in Library• Open Access advocacy activities with our fou...
Enlighten: Measures of Success• Positive reactions and support from University  management, academic staff and Heads of De...
Embedding is a journey not a destination…• Advocacy, advocacy, advocacy  – Repeat your message to management and academic ...
Find Out More• Enlighten and our Publications Policy  http://eprints.gla.ac.uk  http://www.lib.gla.ac.uk/enlighten/publica...
An embedded repository: the enlighten experience at the University of Glasgow
An embedded repository: the enlighten experience at the University of Glasgow
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

An embedded repository: the enlighten experience at the University of Glasgow

719 views

Published on

An embedded repository: the enlighten experience at the University of Glasgow. - William Nixon (Glasgow University)

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

An embedded repository: the enlighten experience at the University of Glasgow

  1. 1. An Embedded Repository:the Enlighten experience• William J Nixon• Digital Library Development Manager• 3ª Conferência Luso-Brasileira de Acesso Aberto• Lisboa• 2 October 2012
  2. 2. Glasgow, Scotland and Open Access• 14 Universities• Scottish OA Declaration - 2004 – ‘We believe that the interests of Scotland will be best served by the rapid adoption of open access to scientific and research literature.’• Range of Repositories – EPrints – DSpace Digital Commons
  3. 3. University of Glasgow• Founded in 1451• 2nd oldest University in Scotland (4th UK)• 6,000+ Staff – 2000 Researchers• 25,000 Students – 16,000 Undergraduates – 5,000 Postgraduates – 5,000 Adult learners• In the top 1% of universities in the world• In the UKs top 10 earners for research• Repository since 2001• Publications Policy 2008
  4. 4. Institutional Drivers for Open Access• Research Funders – The Wellcome Trust: “supports unrestricted access to the published output of research as a fundamental part of its charitable mission and a public benefit to be encouraged wherever possible. Specifically, the Wellcome Trust: expects authors of research papers to maximise the opportunities to make their results available for free” – Research Councils UK: “Ideas and knowledge derived from publicly-funded research must be made available and accessible for public use, interrogation and scrutiny, as widely, rapidly and effectively as practicable”• Visibility and Impact – Some studies have shown a citation advantage for those articles which are freely accessible• Management information – Knowing what your researchers are doing!
  5. 5. Publications Policy
  6. 6. Budapest Open Access Initiative - 10 Years"An old tradition and a new technology have converged to make possible an unprecedented public good."
  7. 7. Embedding (and integrating) is about…• Being stitched into the fabric of the institution – Culturally, Technically ,Holistically• Adding Value [for the] – Researcher, Funder(s), Institution , UK Plc• Re-use – REF, Research Profiles, Interoperability, crosswalks and metadata schema• Reducing Duplication – Ingest, workflows, reporting• Exploiting new opportunities – Data mining, business intelligence, KPI’s, Analytics, “stickiness”, visibility
  8. 8. An Embedded Week• Academic staff• Departmental administrators• Enlighten Team• IT Services• Corporate Communications• Research and Enterprise• Human Resources
  9. 9. Silos are the past… Photo by docsearls on Flickr - used under a Creative Commons licence
  10. 10. Beyond Silos: Embedded Repositories
  11. 11. Enlighten: Staff A to Z
  12. 12. Enlighten Funder Data
  13. 13. Thesis: Record
  14. 14. Repositories: Juggling Agendas
  15. 15. Our Embedded Journey 2002-2012• JISC ‘DAEDALUS’, ‘Enrich’ and ‘Enquire’ projects• Information Environment Programme 2009-11 (Inf11)• Embedding Enlighten alongside other University systems• Enabling sign-on with institutional ID (GUID)• Managing author disambiguation• Linking publications to funder data from Research System• Feeding institutional research profile pages• Piloting the collection of output, impact and esteem data via the repository• Delivering national assessment functionality
  16. 16. An Embedding Equation – 3 P’s People X Processes X Policies
  17. 17. Ongoing Library Role• Enlighten publications team of 4+ (not F/T) in Library• Open Access advocacy activities with our four Colleges• Clarifying and assisting researchers with © status of their publications; liaising with publishers• Providing coversheets for OA publications which cite the details of the published version of the paper• Running training courses for departmental staff and administrators about Open Access, Policy and Repository• Having editorial oversight for all records and full text in Enlighten• Providing reports on deposit and usage (Annual Report)
  18. 18. Enlighten: Measures of Success• Positive reactions and support from University management, academic staff and Heads of Department for Enlighten (“How” not “Why”)• Continued growth in records (52K+ )• Continued growth in downloads (>165K in 2011)• Embedded in University’s preparation for national research assessment (REF) exercise• A Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for International Excellence in Research within University’s strategy• Publications Policy is a key platform for realising the advantages of Open Access and its impact
  19. 19. Embedding is a journey not a destination…• Advocacy, advocacy, advocacy – Repeat your message to management and academic colleagues• Relationships – Build and maintain good relationships with key people in the University and gain their support – and demonstrate value• Different needs – Respect and accommodate different disciplines and their distinct academic requirements• External influences – Use the work and decisions made by other institutions/funders to influence local change• Systems and processes – Understand the research management requirements of the University and align with them e.g. Performance Review
  20. 20. Find Out More• Enlighten and our Publications Policy http://eprints.gla.ac.uk http://www.lib.gla.ac.uk/enlighten/publicationspolicy• E-mail: william.nixon@glasgow.ac.uk Twitter @williamjnixon• Blogs http://enlightenrepository.wordpress.com http://researchoutcomes.wordpress.com http://twitter.com/enlightenpapers

×