Just as an aside I'd look at how you want items deposited. We use eprints
for our Master's Theses and they get cataloged. If you want faculty at a
number of locations to submit work with just a few tags you might want to
look at dspace. Another consideration is harvesting. Both of these allow
OAI harvesting. The other thing I would look at is what you plan to put
up. We are starting to host some honors projects and I had to break it to
the Graduate Committee that only two dimensional objects would work so that
sculpture while nice ...
Central Connecticut State University
On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 7:29 AM, Rob Sanderson <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> To throw in my 2c.
> > Eric Lease Morgan wrote:
> > > On Aug 21, 2008, at 4:34 PM, Jonathan Rochkind wrote:
> > >> If you can figure out what the difference between an 'institutional
> > >> repository' and a 'digital library' is, let me know.
> > > I think an institutional repository is a type of digital library.
> I think the set of "institutional repository" is a subset of the set of
> "digital library". The defining feature being that IRs are designed to
> be updated relatively frequently, by more than one or two people, and
> typically non technical members of an institution. This happens via a
> user UI, rather than via an admin UI. The contents of the IR are
> research output, whereas a DL can hold anything.