ASIS&T Presents ...

Crash Course in Institutional Repositories
Original Broadcast Date:  Thursday, July 28, 2011

Have you heard the term “institutional repository” but wish you knew more about the software, staffing and expertise involved in populating and launching a successful IR? Ever wondered what the relationship was between IRs and the Open Access movement? And what is the present and future of institutional repositories? This webinar is intended introduce attendees to institutional repositories, answering these questions, as well as providing an overview of how metadata, preservation, and other related issues such as electronic theses and dissertations and digital publishing are relevant to repositories.  

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Marisa RamirezMarisa Ramirez
Marisa Ramírez is primarily responsible for the development and implementation of the DigitalCommons@CalPoly, California Polytechnic State University’s institutional repository. Prior to joining Cal Poly, she was the digital repository coordinator for the Arizona Memory Project, a statewide digital library initiative based out of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records Department. She has also been active with digital library projects at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Marisa holds an MLS from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a BS in Radio-TV-Film from University of Texas at Austin.