Research Showcase-Scholarly Communications - Carnegie Mellon University

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Research Showcase

Carnegie Mellon's Institutional Repository

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Dan Hood, Research Showcase Outreach Coordinator
Carnegie Mellon University Libraries

ABSTRACT

Dan Hood defines "institutional repository" (IR), covers the history of IRs, and highlights notable advances in open access publishing relating to IRs.  The presentation includes a demonstration of Carnegie Mellon’s new institutional repository, a progress report, and discussion of future directions for the repository and related services. This event will be of interest to faculty, graduate students and anyone contributing the university's research output.

BIO

Prior to becoming CMU's Research Showcase Outreach Coordinator, Dan Hood served as the University Libraries' Information Literacy Fellow. Through his experience as a librarian at Carnegie Mellon, he has gained a deep understanding of Carnegie Mellon's research landscape while working directly with faculty and graduate students in their teaching and research endeavors. Dan holds a master's degree in library and information science from the University of Pittsburgh.