[OAI-eprints] RE: OAI-eprints Digest, Vol 30, Issue 3

H.M. Gladney hgladney at pacbell.net
Mon Nov 14 12:24:34 EST 2005

Suggestion: eschew the use of "IR" as an acronym for "Institutional
Repositories", since it has for at least two decades been widely used as an
acronym for "Information Retrieval". 

Best wishes,  Henry
H.M. Gladney, Ph.D.     http://home.pacbell.net/hgladney/  HMG Consulting

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From: Stevan Harnad <harnad at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Subject: [OAI-eprints] DASER II Summit: Institutional Repositories and Open

    Institutional Repository (IR) Models: What Works (for Open Access, OA)
and What Doesn't

        Stevan Harnad
        Canada Research Chair
        Universiti de Quibec Montrial and University of Southampton, UK

    SUMMARY: Born under the influence of the Open Access (OA) movement,
    Institutional Repositories (IRs) for digital content are now all
    the rage; ... 

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