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Digital Libraries: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities

Volume 4312 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 533-534

Institutional Repositories in India: A Case Study of National Aerospace Laboratories

  • Poornima NarayanaAffiliated withCarnegie Mellon UniversityInformation Center for Aerospace Science & Technology, National Aerospace Laboratories
  • , B. S. BiradarAffiliated withCarnegie Mellon UniversityChairman, Department of Library and Information Science, Kuvempu University, Shankarghatta
  • , I. R. N. GoudarAffiliated withCarnegie Mellon UniversityInformation Center for Aerospace Science & Technology, National Aerospace Laboratories

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Abstract

This paper traces the history and developments in Open Archives Initiatives including open access journals, e-print archives and Institutional repositories. The setting up of NAL’s Institutional Repository using OSS GNU Eprints, document types with statistical analysis, country wise statistics of full text download, levels of accessibility and technologies used in building the Institutional Repository have been discussed at length.

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Institutional Repository Open Access Initiatives India NAL