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Ice Carving the Research Through Institutional Repositories:Saving Academia from Intellectual Prostitution


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1 Department of Botany, Govt. College for Women, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
2 Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, India
3 Department of Library and Information Science. University of Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, India
4 Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, India
5 Govt. Degree College, Tral. Pulwama. Jammu and Kashmir, India
6 Govt. Degree College Magam, Budgam, Jammu and Kashmir, India
7 Department of Library & Information Science. University of Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, India
8 School of Education. Central University of Kashmir, Nowgam, Jammu & Kashmir, India
     

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Purpose: The paper tries to explore the role; institutional repositories play in highlighting the scholarly endeavours. The paper highlights how IR’s preserve and disseminate digital materials created by, or associated with an institution.

Methodology: Based on the findings of the earlier research the study will try to showcase the possibilities researchers can have from the IR’s. The published literature was reviewed critically stressing on their empirical findings.

Findings: The study reveals the academic impacts IR’s have on the academic circles in terms of wider visibility, better academic recognition, better academic performance and many more. The study clearly reveals that IRs provide an opportunity to integrate and facilitate knowledge sharing so as to enrich knowledge content and enhance global access.


Keywords

Institutional Repositories, IR’s, Open Access Repositories, Open Access, Green Road-Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Knowledge Sharing.
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Authors

Nahida Tun Nisa
Department of Botany, Govt. College for Women, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Shabir Ahmad Ganaie
Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Shazia Bashir
Department of Library and Information Science. University of Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Suhail Nabi
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Sheikh Shueb
Govt. Degree College, Tral. Pulwama. Jammu and Kashmir, India
Huma Shafiq
Govt. Degree College Magam, Budgam, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Wasim Majid Khan
Department of Library & Information Science. University of Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Saima Bashir
School of Education. Central University of Kashmir, Nowgam, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Abstract


Purpose: The paper tries to explore the role; institutional repositories play in highlighting the scholarly endeavours. The paper highlights how IR’s preserve and disseminate digital materials created by, or associated with an institution.

Methodology: Based on the findings of the earlier research the study will try to showcase the possibilities researchers can have from the IR’s. The published literature was reviewed critically stressing on their empirical findings.

Findings: The study reveals the academic impacts IR’s have on the academic circles in terms of wider visibility, better academic recognition, better academic performance and many more. The study clearly reveals that IRs provide an opportunity to integrate and facilitate knowledge sharing so as to enrich knowledge content and enhance global access.


Keywords


Institutional Repositories, IR’s, Open Access Repositories, Open Access, Green Road-Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Knowledge Sharing.

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