Repository Platforms: A Digital Scholarship Mini-Talk

Repository Platforms: A Digital Scholarship Mini-Talk

Presentation given as part of the UW Libraries digital scholarship mini-talk series, February 2016.

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Brianna Marshall

February 24, 2016
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    about Brianna Marshall Lead, Research Data Services –  Education +

    training –  Consultations –  Data management plans (DMPs) researchdata.wisc.edu @UWMadRschSvcs
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    re·pos·i·to·ry rəˈpäzəˌtôrē/ noun a central location in which data is

    stored and managed. "the metadata will be aggregated in a repository”
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    repository competition is fierce Traditional –  Institutional –  Funder – 

    Discipline/subject Hybrid –  Commercial –  Academic social networks –  Data papers
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    institutional repositories •  Most originally started to store ETDs or

    other publications •  Variety of hosting / support options •  Transitions to handling new formats
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    funder repositories •  Created and supported to provide access to

    federally funded research •  OSTP Memo open access requirement for publications + data
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    commercial repositories •  Discipline agnostic •  Some free; others charge

    per file size •  Journal integrations •  Collaboration functionality •  Emerging enterprise options
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    academic social networks •  Profile sites for sharing research outputs

    •  Finding collaborators •  Similar in looks + func;onality •  Ongoing debate over their use (#deleteacademiaedu)
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    data papers •  Similar to journals for publica;ons, just with

    a specific focus on data •  OEen peer reviewed
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    In an nutshell, different: •  Names •  Scopes + focuses

    •  Business models •  Preservation commitments Yet increasingly similar functionality… Image used courtesy of Flickr user 56781833@N06
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    Image courtesy of Flickr user firstdown (CC BY NC ND)

    we can help scholars make sense of an increasingly crowded landscape.
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    things to think about •  Disciplinary differences •  Academic status

    differences (grad/ECR vs. unaffiliated researcher vs. faculty) •  Relationship between publishing + repositories •  Changing academic incentives, altmetrics •  Duplication across systems •  Digital preservation
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    discussion points •  What is the future of the institutional

    repository? •  Here at UW, what is the role of MINDS@UW? •  How can librarians learn more about repositories and broader changes in scholarly communication? •  What are good strategies for engaging departments in discussion on these topics?