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    DescriptionResearch institutions are under pressure to make their outputs more accessible in order to meet funding requirements and policy guidelines. Libraries have traditionally played an important role by exposing research output through a predominantly institution-based digital repository, with an emphasis on storing published works. New publishing paradigms are emerging that include research data, huge volumes of which are being generated globally. Repositories are the natural home for managing, storing and describing institutional research content. New Content in Digital Repositories explores the diversity of content types being stored in digital repositories with a focus on research data, creative works, and the interesting challenges they pose. Chapters in this title cover: new content types in repositories; developing and training repository teams; metadata schemas and standards for diverse resources; persistent identifiers for research data and authors; research data: the new gold; exposing and sharing repository content; selecting repository software; repository statistics and altmetrics. * Explores the role of repositories in the research lifecycle, and the emerging context for increasing non-text based content* Focuses on the management of research data in repositories and related issues such as metadata and persistent identifiers* Discusses skills and knowledge needed by repository staff to manage content diversity


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    Title
    New Content in Digital Repositories
    Subtitle
    The Changing Research Landscape
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Natasha Simons, By (author) Joanna Richardson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 252
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843347439
    ISBN 10: 1843347431
    Classifications

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    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    DC22: 025.04
    BISAC V2.8: COM032000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.7
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    DC22: 025.04068
    LC subject heading:
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    BISAC V2.8: LAN025060
    Thema V1.0: GLC
    LC classification: ZA4081.86 .S56 2013
    Thema V1.0: UB, KJMK, GLF, GLK, UTE, UKS, UNH
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    Imprint name
    Chandos Publishing (Oxford) Ltd
    Publication date
    14 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Natasha Simons is a Senior Data Management Specialist with the Australian National Data Service based at Griffith University. Prior to her current role, she was a Senior Project Manager in the eResearch Services unit at Griffith and managed several projects that built technical infrastructure to support the university's researchers. She is also a librarian and spent eight years working at the National Library of Australia in Canberra prior to working at Griffith. Natasha is a member of the Council of Australian University Librarians Research Advisory Committee and enjoys contributing back to her profession by participating in conferences, workshops, online discussions and formal publications. Joanna Richardson is Library Strategy Adviser in the Division of Information Services at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Previously she was responsible for scholarly content and discovery services including repositories, procurement, research publications and resource discovery. Joanna has also worked as an Information Technology Librarian in university libraries in both North America and Australia, and has been a lecturer in library and information science. Recent publications have been centred on resource discovery and research data management frameworks.
    Table of contents
    New content types in repositories; Developing and training repository teams; Metadata schemas and standards for diverse resources; Persistent identifiers for research data and authors; Research data: The new gold; Exposing and sharing repository content; Selecting repository software; Repository statistics and altmetrics; Conclusion.