When the landscape keeps changing: scope creep in repositories

Hunter, Alison (2006) When the landscape keeps changing: scope creep in repositories. In: IDEA 2006 - RUBRIC Reports: Planning, Projects and Practicalities, 12 Oct 2006, Melbourne, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

All the literature in repository planning says you should be really clear about the purposes and scope of your repository because that will drive the decisions about how you set it up (and other things too). However, it is really easy to be diverted/overwhelmed/inveigled into ending up with a repository that has quite different scope and purposes. This presentation will discuss the pressures, dilemmas and consequences involved in the above scenario, will use examples from my USQ ePrint experience, and suggest some solutions.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Speech)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Division of Academic Services - Library
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:36
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:36
Uncontrolled Keywords: ePrints, repositories, scope creep, RUBRIC
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080706 Librarianship
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/1175

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