The business of digital repositories

Swan, Alma (2008) The business of digital repositories. In, Weenink, Kasja, Waaijers, Leo and van Godtsenhoven, Karen (eds.) A DRIVER's Guide to European Repositories (Amsterdam, 2007). , Amsterdam University Press.


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This chapter is aimed at those who are involved in planning, setting up and running a digital repository for an institution or community. It covers making a business case, costs, staffing requirements, managing growth and change and other sustainability issues. A number of repository case studies across Europe were used to derive data to inform the study.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Open Access Digital repositories Repositories Business models
Divisions : Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 264455
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
January 2008Published
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:08
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