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The patchwork mandate


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Sale, AHJ (2007) The patchwork mandate. D-Lib Magazine, 13 (1/2). ISSN 1082-9873

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This article is written mainly for repository managers who are at a loss as to what policies they (or their universities or research institutions) ought to deploy in order to ensure that most, if not all, of the institution's scholarly output is deposited in the institution's repository. In essence, there are only two pure policies: requiring (mandating) researchers to deposit, and relying on voluntary (spontaneous) participation, with or without encouragement.

This short article describes a third policy that provides a transitional path between the two.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: patchwork mandate, open access, institutional repository
Journal or Publication Title: D-Lib Magazine
Publisher: School of Computing
ISSN: 1082-9873
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1045/january2007-sale
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Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:12
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