Pamela Bluh is associate director for technical services and administration at the Thurgood Marshall Law Library, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she is also responsible for the law school's institutional repository, the Digital Commons@UM Law. She has been active in the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) for many years, having served as chair of the ALCTS Serials Section, chair of the Fundraising and Continuing Education Committees, and president of ALCTS (2007–2008). As editor of the ALCTS Papers on Library Technical Services and Collections from 2003 to 2006, she worked closely with Cindy Hepfer to edit several publications. She was awarded the 2004 ALCTS Serials Section's Bowker/Ulrich's Serials Librarianship Award for her contributions to serials librarianship and received the 2012 Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Do you daydream about a simple solution for collecting, preserving, and sharing your institution's digital content online? Do you know that an institutional repository is that solution but have no idea where to begin? Has the allure of an IR given way to the difficulties and practicalities of implementing one? The editors of The Institutional Repository: Benefits and Challenges have called on expert authors to offer practical advice on:
- Creating, implementing, maintaining, and marketing an IR;
- Open access policies; and
- Copyright issues.
This collection arms readers with the information they need to begin planning a successful institutional repository.
by Pamela Bluh and Cindy Hepfer, Editors
Institutional Repositories: The Promises of Yesterday, The Promises of Tomorrow
Approaches to Marketing an Institutional Repository to Campus
Marísa L. Ramírez and Michael D. Miller
Perpetual Beta: Assessing the Institutional Repository
Allison Sivak and Leah Vanderjagt
Institutional Repositories, Libraries and the Academy
Marilyn S. Billings
Implementing Open Access Policies Using Institutional Repositories
Ellen Finnie Duranceau and Sue Kriegsman
Copyright and Institutional Repositories
Lisa A. Macklin
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