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    • DSpace: Durable Digital Documents 

      Chudnov, Daniel (United Kingdom Serial Group, 2001)
      DSpace is a joint development project of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries and Hewlett-Packard Company. Its mission is to establish a library service to capture, distribute, and preserve the digital, ...
    • DSpace at MIT: Meeting the Challenges 

      Bass, Michael; Branschofsky, Margret (ACM Press, 2001)
      DSpace is a joint development effort by HP and MIT to establish an electronic system that will enable MIT faculty and researchers to capture, preserve, manage, and disseminate their intellectual output, and that will ...
    • Transforming Scientific Communication for the 21st Century 

      Gass, Steven (Haworth Press, 2001)
      Since its inception in the 17th century the research journal emerged as the formal communication method in the sciences. The last half of the 20th century has seen stresses develop on the journal system due to the explosion ...
    • The Symbolic Value of Libraries in a Digital Age 

      Manoff, Marlene (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001-10)
      As an increasingly virtual society anticipates the decline of print, it looks to the keepers of the written record to maintain continuity with its past. Libraries cannot formulate intelligent collection and preservation ...
    • DSpace: Durable Digital Documents 

      Branschofsky, Margret; Chudnov, Daniel (ACM Press, 2002)
      The DSpace system for long-term management of institutional scholarly research repositories is now in use at the MIT Libraries; we will demonstrate the system and provide more information about its design, use at MIT, and ...
    • DSpace : An Institutional Repository from the MIT Libraries and Hewlett Packard Laboratories 

      Smith, MacKenzie (Springer-Verlag, 2002)
      The DSpaceâ„¢ project of the MIT Libraries and the Hewlett Packard Laboratories has built an institutional repository system for digital research material. This paper will describe the rationale for institutional repositories, ...
    • DEJA :“ A Year in Review 

      Baudoin, Patsy; Smith, MacKenzie (2002)
      The MIT Libraries'€™ proposed to the Mellon Foundation to plan a preservation archive for dynamic electronic journals (DEJA : a€“ Dynamic E-Journal Archive) that would be reliable, secure, enduring, and sustainable over ...
    • Staffing for Electronic Resource Management: the Results of a Survey 

      Duranceau, Ellen; Hepfer, Cindy (Elsevier : Serials Review, 2002)
      The authors offer the results of an informal survey of library staffing trends related to the acquisition and maintenance of electronic resources. They test their hypothesis that the problem of staffing for e-resources has ...
    • Building DSpace to Enhance Scholarly Communication 

      Celeste, Eric; Branschofsky, Margret (Haworth Press, 2002)
      The MIT Libraries has built a durable digital document repository called DSpace to house the digital output of our faculty's research. DSpace will be a home for the digital documents our faculty want to share with their ...
    • Improving Access to E-Journals and Databases at the MIT Libraries: Building a Database-Backed Web Site Called "Vera" 

      Hennig, Nicole (Hayworth Press, 2002)
      The MIT Libraries provide access to databases and electronic journals via the online catalog and the web. The Vera database was created in order to improve public access to a growing number of resources listed on web pages ...
    • Building a Business Plan for DSpace, MIT Libraries Digital Institutional Repository 

      Barton, Mary R.; Walker, Julie Harford (Texas A&M University, 2003)
      This paper presents an overview of the methodology and results of the MIT Libraries’ business plan development project for DSpace (http://www.dspace.org/), MIT’s digital institutional repository. The introductory section ...
    • The DSpace Institutional Digital Repository System: Current Functionality 

      Tansley, Robert; Bass, Mick; Stuve, David; Branschofsky, Margret; Chudnov, Daniel; e.a. (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 2003)
      In this paper we describe DSpaceâ„¢, an open source system that acts as a repository for digital research and educational material produced by an organization or institution. DSpace was developed during two years’ collaboration ...
    • DSpace: An Open Source Dynamic Digital Repository 

      Smith, MacKenzie; Barton, Mary; Bass, Mick; Branschofsky, Margret; McClellan, Greg; e.a. (Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 2003-01)
      For the past two years the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and Hewlett-Packard Labs have been collaborating on the development of an open source system called DSpaceâ„¢ that functions as a repository ...
    • DSpace as an Open Archival Information System: Current Status and Future Directions 

      Tansley, Robert; Bass, Mick; Smith, MacKenzie (Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2003-01)
      As more and more output from research institutions is born digital, a means for capturing and preserving the results of this investment is required. To begin to understand and address the problems surrounding this task, ...
    • Envisioning Reference at MIT 

      Gass, Steven; Flanagan, Pat; Horowitz, Lisa (Haworth Press, 2004)
      . In the past few years, the MIT Libraries has been focused on how to turn declining reference statistics, new modes of technology, users’ increasing needs and expectations, and constrained staff resources into a robust ...
    • Creating an Institutional Repository: LEADIRS Workbook 

      Barton, Mary R.; Waters, Margaret M. (MIT Libraries, 2004)
      The Learning About Digital Institutional Repositories Seminars programme (LEADIRS) aims to describe and illustrate how to build an online institutional repository. The LEADIRS series of seminars present specialists from ...
    • DSpace: A Year in the Life of an Open Source Digital Repository System 

      Smith, MacKenzie; Rodgers, Richard; Walker, Julie; Tansley, Robert (Springer-Verlag, 2004)
      The DSpaceâ„¢ digital repository system was released as open source software in November of 2002. In the year since then it has been adopted by a large number of research universities and other organizations world-wide ...
    • Theories of the Archive from Across the Disciplines 

      Manoff, Marlene (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004-01)
      Creative and compelling theoretical formulations of the archive have emerged from a host of disciplines in the last decade. Derrida and Foucault, as well as many other humanists and social scientists, have initiated a ...
    • Implementing an Institutional Repository: The DSpace Experience at MIT 

      Baudoin, Patsy; Branschofsky, Margret (Haworth Press, 2004-06)
      This paper describes MIT Libraries' experience implementing DSpace, a home-grown open source digital institutional repository, which other institutions may want to introduce as a service to their communities. MIT's ...
    • Electronic Resource Management Systems From ILS Vendors 

      Duranceau, Ellen (Against the Grain, 2004-09)
      For several years libraries, especially larger libraries and research libraries, have been more and more desperately seeking systems and tools to help them manage electronic resources for several years. To date, most ...