E-LIS: Disciplinary Repository For Library and Information Sciences
E-LIS: Disciplinary Repository For Library and Information Sciences Presented By- Ipsita Panda Dept. of Lib.& Inf.Sc M.Phil. 2nd Semester Sambalpur University
INTRODUCTION E-LIS is a subject based global level digital archiverelated to library information science and technology relateddiscipline.It is a centralized disciplinary repository also an abbreviationfor E- prints in library and information science. It is the worldlargest open archive. E-LIS is a part of the research in computing, libraryand information science (RCLIS) project. Now E-LIS is thebiggest repository in LIS and now it has 12480 papers. E-LISis the first international e-server in this area.
BACKGROUNDE-LIS is an international, open access archive established in 2003 whichis related to librarianship, information science and technology andrelated disciplines in keeping with the objective of the e-print movementand free online scholarship (fos).at the beginning it was partly funded by spanish ministry of culture andhosted by the aepic team of server of Italian consorzio interuniversitariolombardo per elaborazione automatica (CILIA).
The aim of E-LIS is to serve the international LIS community CONCEPT and provided a place where all authors can deposited their documents & contribute to the world wide dissemination of knowledge through open archive. E-LIS is participated in globalendeavor by universities,researchers, libraries,publishers, editors andreaders. E-LlS provide multi E-LIS is not only serves LISlingual and multi-format scholars but also librariansdepositing facilities. and other information professionals. It had more than 5900 users from 90s countries have depositing documents in 37 languages.
CHARACTERISTICS OF E-LISThere are certain characters of centralized archive such as E-LIS are-Storage and distribution of data from a single location.-Centralized accesses control over the supply and reuse of data-Checking cleaning and processing of data according to standard criteria-Cataloguing of the technical and subtensive properties of data forinformation retrieval user support and the supply of data.
TECHENICAL FEATURES OF E-LIS E-LIS based on OAI-PMH open access initiative protocol formeta data harvesting which allow the public gather standardized meta datafrom the repository and retrieve the documents if necessary.• -E-LIS is hosted by AEPIC team of CILEA.• -It uses JITA classification scheme of library and information science.• -The software in E-LIS is GNU e-print archive.• -Searching, browsing, facilities are available in quick, simple and advance.• -It allows users to view the full list of meta data with the field labels of a team.• -It uses statistics are update monthly.• -The basic meta data format used in E-LIS is Dublin core.• -E-LIS uses protocol citations which facilitates to link which will seek the item on the web.
E-LIS SUBMISSION POLICYThere are certain policies given below• Author can self archive their work.• Author him/herself responsible for the copy right of the article deposited.• Author who wants to submitted a paper must registered in E-LIS to obtained user ID.• E-prints (docs) may return to the author for the modification if necessary.• Submitted docs first appear for approval or rejection by E-LIS staff.• Any types of pre-prints, post-prints, conferences papers, conference posters, presentations news papers, book chapters, magazines articles related to LIS can be deposited in E-LIS.• Documents once submitted can not be removed from the archive.• E-LIS support all languages to ensure the equality and intentionality.• All the format in E-LIS archive are pdf, post script texts, HTML, MS Word and DOC.
E-LIS Editorial TeamE-LIS is supported by a team of editorsselected internationally on volunteer basisall important matters and issues like metadata issues, guideline and promotion of E-LIS are discussed in mailing list and most ofthe editorial works are done on online.Librarians from the various countriescontribute to the editorial team they areregional editors, country editors, cognitiveeditor etc.
E-LIS Archivefor Librarians • Promote open access and self archiving among librarians. • It is good platform for playing and testing open access repository • Advocate, Inform, train librarians globally benefits of open access.
E-LIS in InternationalE-LIS works to create a digital library which is freely available to the lis community and managed by aninternational team of professional from different countries.AUSTRALIA- Australian library and information association if e-prints, this is and new archive in2004which contains 16 LIS paper in Australia.http:// e-print.alia.org.au/ FRANCE ccsd:@archive SIC which content 528 documents serve for authors self archiving http://archivesic.ccsd.cnrs.fr/• CCSD:MemSIC( http://memSIC.ccsd.mrs.fr/• It contains 48 documents. INDIA LDL, Librarians Digital Libraryhttp://drtc.isibang.ac.in this is located in DRTC, Indian statistical institutes of Bangalore contains 172documents. RUSSIA Dspace at lib.usu.ru/http://dspace.lib.usu.ru it is located at scientific library of the URAL state university content 219Documents in Russia. NAMBIA Dspace at the university of Namibia libraryhttp://dspace.unan.na.8443/dspace It is for holding library authored document.
Benefits to Users-Complement traditional publishing-Complements institutionalrepositories.-On line availability-Increased visibility of authors.-Online availability increased impactof your research.
CONCLUSIONE-LIS is not only a successfuldisciplinary archive for the LIScommunity but also can act as amodel for other communities or acentralized disciplinary of open accessrepository.