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DORAS - increasing the visibility and impact of DCU research

Hill, Rachel (2008) DORAS - increasing the visibility and impact of DCU research. In: ISEE-08 - International Symposium for Engineering Education, 8-10 September 2008, Dublin City University, Ireland. ISBN 1872327737

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Abstract

This paper gives an overview of DORAS – an online open access repository of research papers from Dublin City University – and explores how repositories like DORAS are increasing the visibility, and potentially the impact, of research output from educational institutions. In this paper the main motivations for authors to deposit papers in DORAS are identified: increasing the accessibility of papers, increasing the visibility of papers on search engines and web portals, promotion of cutting-edge research, and the need to comply with research councils' policies on open access.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:open access; institutional repositories; impact; research;
Subjects:Humanities > Library science
DCU Faculties and Centres:University Support Services, Central Administration and Strategic Themes > DCU Library Services
Publisher:Dublin City University
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:2189
Deposited On:28 Nov 2008 12:11 by DORAS Administrator. Last Modified 17 Feb 2009 14:41

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