Study of Institutional Repositories in India for Getting Ideas to Design and Develop Institutional Repository for Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune

Shivraj Vishvanath Thorat


This paper discusses the concept of Institutional Repository (IR), its need, merits, software requirements, benefits and the current trends in India, with special reference to the proposed model for Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.


Research; Institutional Repositories; Digital Libraries

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