Motivations of Faculty Self-archiving in Institutional Repositories

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Professors contribute to Institutional Repositories (IRs) to make their materials widely accessible in keeping with the benefits of Open Access. However, universities' commitment to IRs depends on building trust with faculty and solving copyright concerns. Digital preservation and copyright management in IRs should be strengthened to increase faculty participation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)246-254
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Academic Librarianship
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2011


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