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  1. 1. Exploring an Open-Access Digital Repository for Undergraduate ResearchMelissa Cardenas-Dow, Armacost Library Outreach LibrarianThursday, December 6, 2012
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION: LET’S TALK ABOUT…  Open Access  What, why Institutional Repositories  What, why CUR and undergraduate research at UofR Vision for the future
  3. 3. Starting a conversation 
  4. 4. Open Access: What is it? 3 main features:• Free• Unrestricted• Online
  5. 5. Open Access: What is it? 
  6. 6. Institutional Repositories: What is it?  Services + Digital Content + TechFrom: The Lone Wolf Librarian’s Bloghttp://lonewolflibrarian.wordpress.com/2009/07/20/2009-ala-presentations-on-collecting- for-digital-repositories-07-20-09/
  7. 7. Institutional Repositories: Why? Increasing number of IRs and records createdFrom Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR)
  8. 8. Institutional Repositories: Why the library? The library is the intellectual heart of the university. An IR embodies this heart in the digital age.From Census of Institutional Repositories in the United States: MIRACLE Project Research Findings (2007)
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  17. 17. Undergraduate Research An inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an original intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline.
  18. 18. Undergraduate Research: Why? – Enhances learning.– Increases retention.– Increases enrollment in graduate education.– Improves career preparation.– Develops critical thinking, problem solving, intellectual independence (= information literacy).– Develops understanding of research methods.– Promotes innovation-oriented culture.
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  22. 22. VisioningImage from: visioningforfuture smgov.net

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