Wednesday, November 26, 2008

ALCTS E-Forum on Institutional Repositories

Up-coming E-Forum discussion from ALCTS, Dec. 3-5, 2008

"Institutional repositories", a pre-Midwinter Symposium discussion moderated by Pamela Bluh, University of Maryland.

Many libraries have joined the movement to create an institutional repository, providing a mechanism to acquire, maintain and preserve scholarly and other material of lasting value to the institution. The discussion will focus on the challenges, pitfalls and promises of establishing and supporting institutional repositories, as well as the legal and access issues.

To register go to:, click on ALCTS (spelled out) under the ALA Division heading, then choose A login and password are required to register. Instructions for obtaining a login and password may be found on the list homepage. Participation is open to anyone.

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