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Institutional repositories: contributing to institutional knowledge management and the global research commons

White, Wendy (2009) Institutional repositories: contributing to institutional knowledge management and the global research commons At 4th International Open Repositories Conference. 18 - 21 May 2009. 8 pp.

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This proposal explores strategies for current and future institutional repository developments in the context of knowledge management. We need to view repositories as part of the knowledge processes of an institution. This includes:
improvements to the scope and granularity of the technical infrastructure to support business processes; incentives which support the role repositories play in developing social capital; policies that provide a culture of trust without which KM innovations founder; tools to enhance the contribution of repositories to communities of practice. Engagement with institutional knowledge creation impacts on all aspects of the research lifecycle and the proposal explores how this approach also facilitates contribution to an open research commons.

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Published date: 2009
Venue - Dates: 4th International Open Repositories Conference, 2009-05-18 - 2009-05-21
Keywords: open access, knowledge management, information commons, business processes, institutional repositories


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ORCID for Wendy White: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 28 May 2009
Last modified: 25 Sep 2017 16:31

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