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

  • Poornima Narayana
  • B. S. Biradar
  • I. R. N. Goudar
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/11931584_67

Volume 4312 of the book series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
Cite this paper as:
Narayana P., Biradar B.S., Goudar I.R.N. (2006) Institutional Repositories in India: A Case Study of National Aerospace Laboratories. In: Sugimoto S., Hunter J., Rauber A., Morishima A. (eds) Digital Libraries: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities. ICADL 2006. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 4312. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

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.

Keywords

Institutional Repository Open Access Initiatives India NAL 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Poornima Narayana
    • 1
  • B. S. Biradar
    • 2
  • I. R. N. Goudar
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Center for Aerospace Science & TechnologyNational Aerospace LaboratoriesBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Chairman, Department of Library and Information ScienceKuvempu University, ShankarghattaShimogaIndia