Establishing an e-print repository: economic issues and practicalities.

Hopkinson, Alan (2004) Establishing an e-print repository: economic issues and practicalities. In: The economic role of the libraries in the modern society, 7-9 October 2004, Belgrade University.

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Abstract

The SHERPA project of UK JISC has been investigating the issues of setting up e-print repositories. Many universities in the UK are building these. After an introduction to the state of the art in the UK and elsewhere, this paper outlines the reasons behind the setting up of an e-print repository at Middlesex University and describes the efforts made so far. It then concludes with the political aspects and tries to predict the likely future of academic publishing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > Library and Student Support
Item ID: 2532
Depositing User: Repository team
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2010 13:13
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:14
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/2532

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