Staffing and workflow of a maturing institutional repository

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dc.contributor.author Madsen, Debora L.
dc.contributor.author Oleen, Jenny K.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-21T14:41:53Z
dc.date.available 2013-03-21T14:41:53Z
dc.date.issued 2013-03-21
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/15393
dc.description.abstract Institutional repositories (IRs) have become established components of many academic libraries. As an IR matures it will face the challenge of how to scale up its operations to increase the amount and types of content archived. These challenges involve staffing, systems, workflows, and promotion. In the past eight years, Kansas State University’s IR (K-REx) has grown from a platform for student theses, dissertations, and reports to also include faculty works. The initial workforce of a single faculty member was expanded as a part of a library-wide reorganization, resulting in a cross-departmental team that is better able to accommodate the expansion of the IR. The resultant need to define staff responsibilities and develop resources to manage the workflows has led to the innovations described here, which may prove useful to the greater library community as other IRs mature. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.jlsc-pub.org/jlsc/vol1/iss3/4/ en_US
dc.subject Institutional repositories en_US
dc.subject Workflow management system en_US
dc.subject K-REx en_US
dc.title Staffing and workflow of a maturing institutional repository en_US
dc.type Article (publisher version) en_US
dc.date.published 2013 en_US
dc.citation.doi doi:10.7710/2162-3309.1063 en_US
dc.citation.issue 3 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication en_US
dc.citation.spage eP1063 en_US
dc.citation.volume 1 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dmadsen en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jkoleen en_US


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