Many of the activities outlined in the guides on this site are essential to building, maintaining and sustaining a trustworthy institutional repositories (IR). This guide provides a framework of links to these other activities as well as ideas for actions, use cases, videos, and helpful readings.
- How do I prepare for building and being in charge of an institutional repository?
What do I need to identify in order build an institutional repository?
- To whom should I talk for advice?
- Who are the stakeholders for the IR?
- With whom might I partner and collaborate for this project and what roles might I fill?
- What will be the mission and scope of my IR?
- What services will my IR provide?
- What are my options in terms of technology, infrastructure, and software?
- How do I identify funding sources?
- How do I align my collection development policy with my stakeholder's needs?
How do I bring materials into my IR?
- How do I determine the best ingest workflow for my IR?
- How do I work with content creators to bring materials into my IR?
- How do I ensure the authenticity of content in my IR?
- What file formats should my IR support?
- How do I best store the content in my IR?
- How do I maintain a trustworthy IR into the future?
- How do I provide access to materials in my IR?
Last updated on 10/03/13, 2:29 pm by tibbo