Evolution of Institutional Repository at CMFRI

Joseph, V Edwin and Mohan, V (2011) Evolution of Institutional Repository at CMFRI. Indian Journal of Agricultural Library and Information Service, 27 (1). pp. 1-6.


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The paper traces the evolution of IR at CMFRI which is an initiative to implement IR at other ICAR Institutes. Discusses the lessons learned and best practices for implementing IRs and will pave way for other ICAR Institutions and State Agricultural Universities in India the examine the feasibility of IRs in the Indian context. CMFRI first introduced the Green Stone Digital Library (GSDL) software for uploading the scanned scientific papers and experienced some Hurdles. Realizing the difficulty in this software, selected Eprints software Version 3.1.3 which is freely available at developed by University of Southampton, UK. The Eprints software produces the necessary Dublin Core metadata for harvesting by service providers. The repository configures a new archive with a set of metadata fields aims at an archive of research papers. The CMFRI institutional repository is titled as Eprints@CMFRI. The steps in implementing the IR are summarized and lessons articulated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: CMFRI; Institutional Repository; Open Access; Online Bibliography; CMFRI Library; Eprints@CMFRI; Digital Library;
Subjects: Library & Information Science > Library Management
Library & Information Science > Institutional Repository
Divisions: Library & Documentation
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2011 11:03
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:51
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8806

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