Re: Poynder Again on Point on Institutional Repositories

From: Heather Morrison <heatherm_at_ELN.BC.CA>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 11:42:48 -0800

On 9-Mar-06, at 5:26 AM, Armbruster, Chris wrote:

> 1. Consider some of the most successful disciplinary repository and
> distribution systems like arXiv, SSRN and RePEc. They are successful
> because they provide genuine value to the community, facilitiating
> literature awareness and communication. Note, that all of these offer
> pre-print / working paper services. While in the health/life sciences
> there might be good reasons to deposit only post-prints,

...there are substantial reasons for posting documents other than
just post-prints in the health/life sciences, too - for details, see:

Banks, Marcus A. (2005) Towards a continuum of scholarship : the
eventual collapse of the distinction between grey and non-grey
literature. In Farace, Dominic, Eds. Proceedings GL7 : Seventh
International Conference on Grey Literature, Nancy (France).

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Heather Morrison
E-LIS Editor, Canada
Received on Fri Mar 10 2006 - 15:37:50 GMT

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