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dc.contributor.authorBalnaves, Edmund*
dc.contributor.authorGibson, Hilton*
dc.contributor.authorKlapwijk, Wouter*
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-20T02:30:52Z-
dc.date.available2016-01-20T02:30:52Z-
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.identifier.govdoc00796en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11054/807-
dc.description.abstractOpen source digital library systems have developed in parallel with open access to present a unique opportunity for libraries to directly represent the intellectual output of their organisations by owning their own delivery systems for the digital library content. Open source digital library systems have reached a state of maturity that allows them to be implemented with minimal cost and technical overhead, while delivering the organisation consistent management and representation of their public documents and intellectual content. Stellenbosch university has published metrics on the value proposition for managing such systems. Many organisations have published content such as reports, journal publications and other resources through their websites. Website makeovers and domain changes typically result in lost information over time, with the average longevity of such links not more than 5 years. This paper explores the value proposition for the library working with research and communications areas of the organisation to properly manage the publication of organisation output, including the support for open access publishing of academic output. The value proposition is presented qualitatively and quantitatively through examples from the university and special library sector.en
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dc.titleSmall is beautiful: the value proposition for libraries as publishers using open sources systems.en
dc.typeConference*
dc.type.specifiedPaperen
dc.bibliographicCitation.conferencedateAugust 13-14, 2015en
dc.bibliographicCitation.conferencenameIFLA Satelite conference. Information Technology Section: Transforming libraries with open digital technologies.en
dc.bibliographicCitation.conferenceplaceStellenbosch, South Africaen
dc.subject.healththesaurusACCESS TO INFORMATIONen
dc.subject.healththesaurusBALLARAT HEALTH SERVICES - LIBRARYen
dc.subject.healththesaurusDIGITAL REPOSITORYen
dc.subject.healththesaurusLIBRARIESen
dc.subject.healththesaurusLIBRARY TECHNOLOGYen
dc.subject.healththesaurusOPEN ACCESS TO INFORMATIONen
dc.date.issuedbrowse2015-01-01
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